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Exclusive: M&S head of store environment to step down

M&S’ director of store environment and product presentation Nayna McIntosh is leaving after eight years at the company.

McIntosh will step down at the end of the August to “pursue opportunities outside of M&S” a spokeswoman confirmed. No replacement has been found yet, but M&S is looking to fill the role after she leaves.  

McIntosh has been heavily involved in the retailer’s new store concept, the rollout of which is about two-thirds complete.  

McIntosh worked closely with M&S’ executive director of marketing Steve Sharp, who is also leaving the retailer, it was revealed this morning.

News of their departures comes ahead of the launch of M&S’ pivotal autumn 13 collection, which will go into stores from July.

Store environment, product presentation and the marketing message have been identified as crucial elements in communicating M&S’ clothing strategy that it is focusing on quality and style.

A spokeswoman confirmed they would be both be involved in the launch.

She added: “During her eight years at M&S, Nayna has been instrumental in shaping and developing the marketing team and has had a long term effect on store design, development and presentation.

“She leaves with our thanks and best wishes for a happy and successful future.”

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