Monsoon Accessorize appoints new IT chief

John Bovill has taken over as head of the technology function at the womenswear retailer

Womenswear retailer Monsoon Accessorize has appointed John Bovill as its IT and e-commerce director. He started the new role in July.

As a member of the operational board, Bovill reports to the company's chief executive John Browett. His remit includes full responsibility for e-commerce profit and loss, as well as the company's digital and technology strategy.

"My focus is to build on the global Monsoon Accessorize brand heritage and deliver a consistent, seamless and positive customer experience across all the brand touch-points," Bovill told Computer Weekly.

Prior to joining his new employer, Bovill worked for nearly two years as commercial director at retailer Jacques Vert, where he was also accountable for IT and e-commerce. 

Before that, he spent over a decade at womenswear group Aurora Fashions, which owns brands such as Coast, Karen Millen, Oasis and Warehouse, where he led the IT and shared services function.

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