This week Gwynn Milligan was unveiled as the new managing director of young fashion retailer Bank, bringing with her 34 years’ experience. Drapers takes a look back over her career.
1979 - Milligan starts her career as an allocator for Mothercare.
1995 - Still within the Arcadia group, Milligan is appointed as Burton’s head of merchandising.
September 1999 - Milligan becomes Topman’s merchandising director.
June 2004 - Milligan undertakes the merchandising director role at Arcadia-owned Wallis.
October 2009 - Making the leap to online retail, Milligan is appointed merchandising director for etailer Asos.
March 2012 - After just six months as Cocosa’s managing director Milligan leaves the womenswear etailer.
May 2012 – Appointed as Reiss’s trading director, Milligan takes on overall responsibility for buying and merchandising.
February 2013 - After eight months as Reiss’s trading director Milligan leaves.
July 2013 - Milligan is appointed managing director of young fashion retailer Bank.