- Gillian Geraghty joins Currys’ Group Leadership Team as Omnichannel and eCommerce Director
- Role will focus on connecting the online and physical in-store experience for Currys' customers and leading its Omnichannel Connected Customer Transformation programme
- Gillian Geraghty joins Currys from George at ASDA where she led George.com from loss making to a significant, profitable business
Currys, the UK’s largest omnichannel technology retailer has announced the appointment of Gillian Geraghty as its Omnichannel and eCommerce Director. Gillian joins Currys from George at ASDA, where she worked for more than 20 years. She reports into Executive Committee member Mark Allsop, Chief Operating Officer.
Gillian is a proven digital and retail leader and has spent the past three years as ASDA’s eCommerce Director. She has some big achievements under her belt, including taking George from stores to online and delivering consecutive years of annual sales growth to outperform the market.
Mark Allsop, Chief Operating Office at Currys says: “Our team is going from strength to strength and attracting someone of Gillian’s talent and experience is a real coup for Currys. It’s a sign that talented people outside Currys are seeing our Omnichannel ambition and want to help us achieve our vision faster.”
Gillian Geraghty says: “I am hugely excited to join Currys and take on such an important role at such a crucial time for the business. Currys has been on a huge transformational journey and a major rebrand - the future is looking very exciting.”
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About Currys plc
Currys plc is a leading omnichannel retailer of technology products and services, operating online and through 829 stores in 7 countries. We Help Everyone Enjoy Amazing Technology, however they choose to shop with us.
In the UK&I we trade as Currys; in the Nordics under the Elkjøp brand and as Kotsovolos in Greece. In each of these markets we are the market leader, employing 35,000 capable and committed colleagues. Our full range of services and support makes it easy for our customers to discover, choose, afford and enjoy the right technology for them, throughout their lives. The Group’s operations are supported by a sourcing office in Hong Kong, state-of-the-art repair facilities and an extensive distribution network, enabling fast and efficient delivery to stores and homes.
Our vision, we help everyone enjoy amazing technology, has a powerful social purpose at its heart. We believe in the power of technology to improve lives, help people stay connected, productive, healthy, and entertained. We’re here to help everyone enjoy those benefits and with our scale and expertise, we are uniquely placed to do so.
We’re a leader in giving technology a longer life through repair, recycling and reuse. We’re reducing our impact on the environment in our operations and our wider value chain and we will achieve net zero emissions by 2040. We offer customers products that help them save energy, reduce waste and save water, and we partner with charitable organisations to bring the benefits of amazing technology to those who might otherwise be excluded.