The Company

THE COMPANY

Since Harvey Nichols first opened in Knightsbridge in 1831, it has led the way in sourcing the most desirable and cutting-edge designer brands. Recognised as the UK's premier luxury fashion retailer, Harvey Nichols is internationally renowned for its expertly edited fashion and beauty merchandise, premium food and wine offer and award-winning restaurants.

Harvey Nichols has seven stores within the UK and Ireland, consisting of four large-format stores in London, Edinburgh, Leeds and Manchester, and three small-format stores in Birmingham, Bristol and Dublin. The new beauty concept store, Beauty Bazaar, Harvey Nichols, opened in Liverpool in November 2012.

All UK stores have luxury Foodmarkets and Restaurants, Cafés or Brasseries. Harvey Nichols also owns and operates OXO Tower Restaurant, Bar and Brasserie on the South Bank in London.

In addition to this, there are seven large-format stores overseas: two in Turkey (Istanbul and Ankara), one in Riyadh, one in Dubai, two in Hong Kong and one in Kuwait. Harvey Nichols Baku, Azerbaijan, will open in summer 2014.

Harvey Nichols stores offer the ultimate fashion experience. Seen as ‘the place to be’, Harvey Nichols is the club that doesn’t require a membership. Exclusive, niche and established labels sit alongside accessible everyday collections, offering customers the must-have edit for all their wardrobe needs – from everyday to extraordinary.

MANAGEMENT BOARD

Stacey Cartwright - Chief Executive Officer

Stacey Cartwright joined Harvey Nichols as Chief Executive Officer of the Harvey Nichols Group of Companies on 17 February 2014. Prior to Harvey Nichols, Stacey served as Executive Vice President of Burberry plc until July 2013, having joined as Chief Financial Officer in March 2004. Previously, she held the role of Chief Financial Officer at Egg plc, between 1999 and 2003, and from 1988 to 1999 she held various finance-related positions at Granada Group plc, including Director of Finance and Corporate Development, culminating in the position of Commercial Director, Media Division. Stacey began her career with Price Waterhouse, where she qualified as a Chartered Accountant. She is also a non-executive director of GlaxoSmithKline plc.

Anita Barr - Group Fashion Buying Director

Anita Barr joined Harvey Nichols in March 2014. She began her career at Harrods in 1992, becoming Buyer for Way In in 1997. Anita joined Selfridges in 1999 as Senior Buyer for Men’s Spirit and Sports, and in 2002 was promoted to Buying Manager for Men’s Contemporary, Spirit and Sports. In 2008, she became Director of Womenswear and Childrenswear, before becoming Director of Menswear in 2011. In the summer of 2013 Anita left Selfridges for AllSaints, where she was Global Merchandising Director until joining Harvey Nichols.

Julia Bowe - Group Press & Marketing Director

Julia Bowe joined Harvey Nichols in May 1998 from Liberty plc, where she held the position of Marketing Director. She previously worked for the Austin Reed Group, where she was responsible for marketing the retail and wholesale brands within the group. She has a BA (Hons) degree in Business Studies and Marketing, and holds a diploma from the Chartered Institute of Marketing. She is a member of The Marketing Society.

Emma Byrne – Group Communications Director

Emma Byrne joined Harvey Nichols in April 2014 as Group Communications Director. Previously she was Communications Director for Barclays’ Retail Businesses and, prior to that, worked for high calibre brands including Alliance Boots plc and Egg plc. Her early career was with leading international PR consultancy Weber Shandwick, where she advised clients including IKEA, Lever, British Gas and Shell.

Sandrine Deveaux – Multichannel Director

Sandrine Deveaux joined Harvey Nichols in May 2011 from Matches, where she held the position of Marketing and E-commerce Director, reporting to the owners and leading the business from a London-based boutique to a leading online fashion destination. Prior to that, Sandrine worked at AOL, where she led the development of the content and video offering, and at Bloomberg Media as Head of Content Distribution in Europe. Sandrine graduated from French business school ISC and holds a master’s degree in Technology from ESSEC.

Paul Finucane - Group Stores Director

Paul Finucane joined Harvey Nichols in January 2004 as General Manager of the flagship Knightsbridge store. He was promoted to the board as Director in 2010. His career began in 1984 with Harrods Ltd, where he held various management roles within both Fashion and Home departments before being appointed General Manager. Paul was promoted to his current role in April 2011 and is a member of the Institute of Directors.

Monica Goitiandia - Group HR & People Development Director

Monica Goitiandia joined Harvey Nichols in July 2010 from Coopers of Stortford, where she held the position of Human Resources and People Development Director. She previously worked for Tesco plc, where she was responsible for HR and Capability, reporting to the main board, and prior to that was Director of HR and Capability with PricewaterhouseCoopers. Monica has a BA (first class) degree in Industrial Psychology and a master's degree in Business Administration. Monica is a member of the Council of Governors of Bishop's Stortford College. She is also a member of the Institute of Directors and a Chartered Fellow of the CIPD.

Shadi Halliwell - Group Marketing & Creative Director

Shadi Halliwell joined Harvey Nichols in June 2014 from O2, where her career spanned 23 years. During this time she was responsible for launching the highly successful entertainment venue, The O2, and was the driving force behind the digital loyalty programmes Priority Tickets and Priority Moments. Most recently she worked on their Be More Dog campaign, which won the company Campaign Magazine’s Brand of The Year award. She was also a member of the team who secured the iPhone exclusively for O2 in the UK.

Manju Malhotra - Group Finance Director

Manju Malhotra joined Harvey Nichols in May 1998 as a newly qualified chartered accountant. She initially took on the role of Internal Audit Manager and then became Group Accountant within the Finance department. She was promoted to Financial Controller in 2003 and then to Group Finance Director in 2010.

Daniela Rinaldi - Group Concessions & Beauty Director

Daniela Rinaldi joined Harvey Nichols in June 1986. She became Controller of Perfumery and Concessions in 1996, and in 2009 was promoted to the board as Concessions & Beauty Director. Daniela is on the board of Cosmetic Executive Women and is a member of the Institute of Directors.

Barry Tallintire - Group Property & Facilities Director

Barry Tallintire joined Harvey Nichols in April 2001 as Property & Facilities Controller. He was promoted to the board as Group Property and Facilities Director in 2010. His career started in a private surveying consultancy, where he specialised in Retail Development. Previously he worked for C&A, where he latterly held the position of Head of Property, responsible for their new store opening programme. He has a BSc degree in Quantity Surveying and is also a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.

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