Former Asos CEO moves upmarket with top job at Matches Fashion


Ex-Asos boss Nick Beighton is established to just take the reins at quality fashion retailer Matchesfashion, it declared on Tuesday.

The e-commerce firm had been anticipated to make Beighton’s appointment on Tuesday early morning, as it attempts to strengthen its functionality, in accordance to a Sky news report on Sunday night.

Matches sells designer labels these types of as Gucci, Balenciaga and Yves Saint Laurent.

The ex-Asos boss will stage into the sneakers of Paolo De Cesare, who took the helm of the company significantly less than a yr back and is comprehended to be leaving to pursue other alternatives. 

De Cesare will hand over tasks above the system of July and Beighton will get up his function at the begin of August.

“I like fashion and e-commerce and have prolonged been an admirer of MATCHESFASHION. It is a pioneer in the sector and has redefined the facial area of luxurious purchasing with its exclusive fashion perspective and distinctive, curated edit,” Beighton defined.

“Starting from a single store in London 35 several years ago it has turn out to be the go-to place for luxury fashion online, nonetheless it still has big likely. Applying technologies, solution, logistics and tradition, I have assisted disrupt current consumer styles and galvanise adjust in organisations and I hope to deliver these expertise to my new position,” he added.

Apax Associates, which holds a controlling stake in the organization, hopes to increase the retailer’s financial fortunes as it eyes an eventual departure immediately after its $1bn deal in 2017, Sky Information had described. 


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