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Mr Porter poaches River Island’s buying director

Mr Porter has appointed River Island’s menswear buying director, Fiona Firth, as its new buying director.

Mr Porter x Cos collaboration

Mr Porter x Cos collaboration

Mr Porter x Cos collaboration

Firth will lead the buying and merchandising teams and will report into Mr Porter’s managing director Toby Bateman when she starts her new role in April.

Bateman was previously buying director and was promoted to managing director in November.

Firth joined River Island in 2007 as buying controller, she was promoted to menswear buying director in 2010.

She was previously buyer and buying controller at Harvey Nichols for 17 years. 

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