House of Fraser has appointed Uday Kotla as its first chief information officer.
Kotla will join the department store chain on April 20, responsible for the development of technology at House of Fraser.
He will join the executive committee, reporting into chief executive Nigel Oddy and HoF owner Sanpower Group’s chief information officer Peter Wang.
Kotla joins HoF from technology firm Infosys Digital where he was associate vice president of digital and integration services for the last five years. In his prior role he managed enterprise architecture, IT strategy and digital initiatives for companies including Walmart, Adidas and Tesco.
Oddy said: “His appointment, which brings a wealth of experience, recognises the need to ensure our strategy and development are enhanced by the technology available across our increasing multichannel and multi-territory business.”