River Island has appointed Nicholas Tahir as head of menswear buying, replacing Fiona Firth, who left the business earlier this year.
Tahir’s recruitment comes as part of ongoing plans to expand the menswear category and grow market share.
He has also held been senior buyer at TK Maxx and Burton.
“I’m very much looking forward to implementing the new global strategy and harnessing the true potential of River Island’s menswear, cementing our position as designer of the high street,” said Tahir.
Fiona Firth joined Mr Porter as menswear buying director in March this year.