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    The Drum (09 Sep 2019)

    Debenhams marketing boss Richard Cristofoli replaced by chief restructuring officer

    DEBENHAMS' managing director for marketing, beauty and digital Richard Cristofoli has left the business after eight years in the top marketing job. As part of newly-enlisted chief executive Stefaan Vansteenkiste's restructure, stores, operations and food managing director Mark Ashman and transformation and people director Sally Hyndman will also step down. The marketing director role will be taken up by Erin Brookes who is also chief restructuring officer, while MD of fashion and home Steven Cook will take on the additional oversight of beauty, and digital will be looked after by international director Jessica Shepherd

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    Retail Gazette (05 Sep 2019)

    3 Debenhams execs depart amid senior leadership shake-up

    DEBENHAMS is set to lose three of its executives as the company shakes up its leadership in cost-cutting efforts. Managing director Richard Cristofoli is believed to leave after nine years as is food managing director Mark Ashman. International director Jess Shepherd will reportedly assume responsibility for digital while Erin Brookes has been selected as chief restructuring officer and interim marketing director.

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