The Blue Diamond Group has appointed Patricia Alford-Burnett as a non-executive director on the company's board.
Ms Alford-Burnett previously worked as CEO of The White Company for six years, as well as heading up Danish department store operator ILLUM and UK fashion retailers Jaeger and Wallis. She is currently a retail consultant and advisor, mentoring CEOs and their senior teams.
Blue Diamond chairman Simon Burke said: "Patricia will bring many qualities to our board, but I am particularly looking forward to the perspective she will bring on our female customer, along with her insights into brand, marketing, online, people and culture.
"I am very happy to see a greater diversity in our board and am confident that she will contribute significantly to the ongoing success of the Company."