Department store hires tech exec with 25 years experience in the retail sector.
House of Fraser has today announced its new chief information officer (CIO), revealing that Julian Burnett will take the role at the department store group.
Burnett will join the group on October 5. He was chief technology officer (CTO) at John Lewis from 2012 until 2015, and held the CTO role at Salisbury’s before that.
The firm says that he will lead technology and IT integration across the business, and will sit on its executive committee, reporting directly to chief executive Nigel Oddy.
Oddy said: "We are delighted to announce Julian’s appointment today and look forward to welcoming him to the House of Fraser team.
"His expertise and experience will be invaluable in delivering an IT strategy that further enhances and enables our growing multichannel proposition."