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Walpole appoints former Asos director as new MD

Walpole British Luxury has appointed former Asos director Michelle Emmerson as managing director with immediate effect.

Reporting to Walpole chairman Ben Hughes, Emmerson will be responsible for driving the not-for-profit organisation towards its “next stage of growth.”

Prior to her role as group services and people director as Asos, a role she held since July 2011, Emmerson was group HR director at BBC and EMI Music.

Hughes said: “Michelle is a valuable addition to the Walpole British Luxury team. The board and I look forward to drawing on her experience and expertise in driving Walpole to its next stage of growth.”

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