Luxembourg, 3rd April 2019: Global Fashion Group (GFG), the leading fashion and lifestyle destination in growth markets, today announces the appointment of Matthew Price as the Group’s Chief Financial Officer.
Matthew will be joining GFG later this month and will be based in London. Matthew was most recently CFO of Moneysupermarket and has held key financial roles at Costa Coffee in the UK and Asia, and Sainsbury’s.
Matthew will be taking over as CFO from Nils Chrestin who joined GFG’s CIS business, Lamoda in 2013 and was appointed as Group CFO in 2015. During this time Nils has been instrumental in the development of the business and leading GFG’s global finance function.
Christoph Barchewitz, Co-CEO, GFG said: “I am delighted to welcome Matthew to GFG. His broad commercial and international experience makes him an ideal fit. With his track record of working across retail and digital sectors to drive positive change, he is a welcome addition to the team and I am looking forward to working with him. I would like to thank Nils for his contributions, passion and leadership over the years and we wish him all the best on both a professional and personal level for this next chapter.”
Matthew Price, incoming GFG CFO, added: “As a leader in e-commerce in the fashion & lifestyle sector in growth markets, GFG is in a strong position. I am very excited about the future of the company and am looking forward to getting started and working with the GFG leadership team on the next phase of GFG’s development.”
Nils Chrestin, former GFG CFO, added: “It has been a privilege to work as part of a talented and committed team over the years. Together we have positioned GFG as the leading online fashion and lifestyle destination for our customers and brand partners across our 17 countries of operations – and the opportunity ahead remains tremendous.”
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Global Fashion Group (“GFG”) is the leading fashion and lifestyle destination in Asia Pacific, Latin America and CIS. We connect over 8,000 global, local and own brands to a market of more than one billion consumers through four established e-commerce platforms: THE ICONIC, ZALORA, Dafiti and Lamoda. Through an inspiring and seamless customer experience enabled by our own technology ecosystem and operational infrastructure, we are dedicated to being the #1 fashion and lifestyle destination in our markets. With 19 offices and 10 fulfilment centres across four continents, GFG proudly employs a dynamic and diverse team with deep local knowledge and expertise. In 2018, GFG delivered over 27 million orders to over 11 million active customers, generating Net Merchandise Value of approximately €1.5 billion.
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