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Timeline – New Look management changes

Drapers details the many changes at New Look over the last two years.

February 2011 – design director Barbara Horspool announces her departure for Oasis.

Late February 2011 - buying director Roger Wightman to leave, replaced by Primark buying and merchandising director Julian Kilmartin

March 2011 – chief executive Carl McPhail ousted, prompting the re-emergence of founder Tom Singh to the board.

Horspool retracts her resignation, reversing the decision to replace Wightman with Kilmartin.

April 2011 – Alistair McGeorge, former chief executive of Matalan, appointed chairman.

December 2011 – chief operating officer Will Kernan leaves

February 2012 – creative director Barbara Horspool leaves to join Jigsaw, among a raft of other departures from the B&M team.

June 2012 – New Look announces review of management structure

December 2012 - Anders Kristiansen appointed chief executive

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