// Not On The High Street chief commercial officer Leanne Rothwell has been named as the retailer’s new CEO
// Following a transition period, Rothwell will step into the role this month
Leanne Rothwell, Not On The High Street’s current chief commercial officer Leanne Rothwell has been named as CEO of the retailer as boss Claire Davenport steps after three years.
The business said in a statement that Rothwell will step into the role of CEO starting this month following a transition period.
She has been with the company for a decade, initially starting out as Head of Account Management back in 2012.
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During her time with the retailer, Rothwell has overseen the growth of the partner-base from 1,000 to over 5,000 sellers, leading all of Not On The High Street’s commercial efforts.
Leanne Rothwell said: “Not On The High Street has been a huge part of my life for the last ten years and I’m honoured to move into the CEO role. Our new brand, launching today, and extensive selection will continue to broaden our appeal, attracting a wider audience to our vibrant and passionate community of partners”.
Claire Davenport said: “It’s been a privilege to lead such a unique brand over the past three years. I’ve been humbled by the many small businesses who rely on our marketplace for growth and watched in awe as some have evolved from fledgling ideas to multi-million pound entities. I leave the company with an exciting new chapter ahead and I’m delighted to see Leanne take the helm and continue to drive the business forward”.
The business said on her departure that Davenport has been “instrumental in leading Not On The High Street during the pandemic, modernising the tech and data platform and spearheading a strategy to target additional customer segments with a reinvigorated brand which launches today.”
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