Fiona Firth appointed Managing Director, MR PORTER

December 19, 2019

LONDON: YOOX NET-A-PORTER GROUP, the world leader in online luxury and fashion, today announces that Fiona Firth has been appointed as Managing Director, MR PORTER.

Fiona has held the role of Buying Director for MR PORTER since April 2016, when she joined the Group. During her tenure, MR PORTER has delivered exceptional campaigns that have redefined the luxury menswear e-commerce experience. This includes the launch of exclusive capsules with Gucci, Prada, Saint Laurent, Brunello Cucinelli, Tom Ford, Balenciaga and the Mr Porter ‘Made in’ series, many of them firsts for the brands.

In September 2017, Fiona also played a key role in the launch of the Mr P. Ready To Wear private label, bringing shoes and accessories to the brand in September 2018. In addition, she has overseen MR PORTER’s expansion into key categories including luxury watches and lifestyle. Mr Porter now stocks almost 600 brands.

Reporting into Alison Loehnis, President, Luxury Division, and joining a team of long-standing senior divisional and brand leaders, Fiona will be responsible for driving MR PORTER’s ambitious development plans. This will include expanding and deepening the unique MR PORTER customer offer across the world and ensuring its continued position as the leader in men’s luxury style through exceptional curation, service, content and experiences.

Prior to joining YOOX NET-A-PORTER GROUP Fiona held Senior Leadership roles in Menswear Buying for River Island, Harvey Nichols and Harrods.

In our leaders we are looking for courageous and passionate team players, and it is testament to the strength of our talent that we are announcing an internal appointment for this senior role within our Group. I have always promoted a workplace where merit is rewarded, creating great career opportunities for those that excel. Fiona has demonstrated she knows what our luxury customers want, and how to bring this to life in partnership with the world’s best luxury brands. MR PORTER is the clear leader in curated, online, luxury menswear and I am extremely excited about its future under her management.

Federico Marchetti, Chairman and CEO of YOOX NET-A-PORTER GROUP

Since Fiona joined the company in 2016, she has demonstrated her deep understanding of global luxury e-commerce and has built exceptional relationships with our brand partners. She has played a key role in the development and launch of many highly successful MR PORTER projects and has driven our successful expansion in new categories. Her dynamic and collaborative leadership style is an excellent fit for our culture and will ensure a seamless experience for our talented teams and global partners. I am extremely pleased that she will be leading the next stage of our ambitious MR PORTER journey.

Alison Loehnis, President, Luxury Division, YOOX NET-A-PORTER GROUP