Yoox Net-A-Porter Group (YNAP) has appointed Emma Mortimer as Managing Director of The Outnet. The company said, in this newly created position, Mortimer will be responsible for The Outnet’s buying, merchandising, sales, marketing and creative teams, reporting to Alessandra Rossi, President, Off-Season, YNAP Group.
“I am delighted Emma is returning to The Outnet in this pivotal new role. With her broad business knowledge across luxury ecommerce and her extensive expertise in customer experience, she is the ideal candidate to drive the international growth of The Outnet, enabled by our new technology and logistics platform,” said Rossi, in a statement.
Mortimer joins The Outnet with vast experience in luxury ecommerce. She previously consulted for Matchesfashion.com, helped launch The Modist and was a fashion specialist for the British Governments’ Department for International Trade. Prior to that, she worked for the Net-A-Porter Group from 2009 to 2015, where her roles included global director of studio production and customer care as well as leading The Outnet in an interim capacity.
The Outnet stocks a wide selection of previous-season designer fashion from over 350 brands, as well as exclusive collaborations with high-profile designer labels and its in-house label, Iris & Ink.
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