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Emma Fox has been appointed to the role of head of buying for M&S womenswear and will join this October.
The seasoned fashion retail executive has held senior positions across a number of high street and online retailers and comes after M&S was recently confirmed as official tailor for the men’s and women’s international football teams.
Fox joins M&S from The White Company where she was held the position of head of buying from March 2020, having previously been buying director at Topshop between 2015 and February 2020.
Prior to this she was buying director at Asos from 2011 to 2015.
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Fox will report into Maddy Evans, who was promoted to director of womenswear earlier this year. Evans was previously head of buying for womenswear at Topshop.
Meanwhile, Annie Dore will be joining the business as a business lead for womenswear, footwear, accessories and holiday from 12 September.
Dore joins from New Look where she has been head of buying since 2015. She has also held several roles at other high street multiples, including Dorothy Perkins.
M&S has been revamping its womenswear category and, in separate news, continues to push forward with plans for its former Marble Arch flagship.