John Lewis has appointed Andrew Murphy as its new chief information officer.
Murphy is currently the retailer’s group productivity director and will take up his new position on 1 February.
He will replace Paul Coby, who is leaving the business at the end of April 2018 after almost seven years.
Murphy joined John Lewis in 1992 and has held a number of roles over the last 25 years, including managing director of John Lewis Edinburgh and retail director of John Lewis.
Sir Charlie Mayfield, chairman of the John Lewis Partnership, said: “I want to take this opportunity to thank Paul for his outstanding contribution to our business and the legacy he has left. Paul was the architect of the IT strategy for John Lewis, which helped to transform the business into a leading omnichannel retailer.”