Retail analyst Richard Hyman has joined Retail Executives, a specialist fashion and retail recruitment firm, as a board adviser.
Hyman’s role will include offering strategic advice across the all elements of the Retail Executives business, including executive search, business advisory, board placement and training.
Richard Hollister, managing partner of Retail Executives, said: “Richard Hyman brings an unrivalled depth of knowledge and an abundance of relationships to our firm. His ability to give detailed insight into all things retail will also be of huge benefit to our firm and clients. I have known Richard for many years and we have collaborated often, so it’s a huge pleasure to be working with him again.”
Darren Topp, chairman of Retail Executives, said: “Richard Hyman is another key appointment and moves us closer towards our goal of building a world-class recruitment and advisory business. Like many CEOs, I have used Richard’s insight into the world of retail to help build and articulate a successful strategic plan – he will be an invaluable member of the team.”
Hyman said: “There has never been a more challenging time for the industry and the right leadership has never been so critical. I have known and worked with Richard and Darren for many years, and I’m looking forward to helping them build Retail Executives as the pre-eminent source of retail talent and senior management support across retailing.”
Retail Executives recently announced the launch of its retail advisory division, Retail Executives Advisory Network, headed by Sarah Curran-Usher.