Canada’s largest guide and lifestyle retailer offers appointed former Jigsaw leader Peter Ruis as chief executive, effective immediately.
Indigo stated in a statement that Ruis brings with him the “strong digital and omni-channel track record, with over 30 years of retail experience”.
Lately Ruis was managing movie director at Anthropologie. Prior to that will, he was executive purchasing and brand director on John Lewis, where he has been credited with transforming the particular department store and doubling the market share.
In his new part as president, Ruis is going to be responsible for leading the professional team, as well as “fundamentally reshaping Indigo as a Living with Purpose company, and transforming the particular Indigo business model while increasing the brand and generating profitable growth”.
Ruis can report directly to Indigo leader, Heather Reisman. Currently located in London, Indigo added that will Ruis would be moving in order to Toronto with his family.
Indigo chief executive Heather Reisman mentioned in a statement: “We’re excited to have Peter join the particular Indigo team. We anticipate having Peter bring their wealth of knowledge and experience to Indigo at this interesting moment in our business once we pivot to a Living with Purpose company, providing our clients with the ideas, experts, plus products to help them within their quest to live with objective. ”
Ruis added: ’’I am hugely excited to undertake this opportunity with this kind of iconic retailer. Indigo will be uniquely positioned for success even as we move forward from these challenging moments. ”