Burberry’s former chief financial officer Stacey Cartwright is to join Harvey Nichols as chief executive in February. But how did she get there?
1988 – Stacey Cartwright joins the Granada Group, where she holds a series of positions, having first qualified as a chartered accountant at Pricewaterhouse.
1995 – Cartwright is promoted to director of finance and corporate development.
1998 – She is promoted again to commercial director of Granada Media.
1999 – Cartwright joins the now defunct internet bank Egg as chief financial officer.
2000 – Cartwright becomes executive director of Egg.
2003 – Cartwright steps down from her position at Egg to pursue a career outside of the finance industry.
2004 – Luxury fashion group Burberry announces Cartwright as its new chief financial officer.
2008 – Cartwright becomes executive vice president of the company, extending her remit across all areas of the business.
2010 – After posting pre-tax profits of £215 million, Burberry rewards Cartwright with a £780,000 bonus, 150% of her £520,000 salary.
2011 – Cartwright becomes an independent non-executive director of global medical giant GlaxoSmithKline.
September 2013 – Rumours begin to circulate that Cartwright is a frontrunner for the chief executive role at Harvey Nichols.
January 2014 – Harvey Nichols confirms that Stacey Cartwright will succeed Joseph Wan as chief executive officer, effective February 17.