Gregory Hamilton, currently general manager of Harvey Nichols’ Knightsbridge store, will take up the role of commercial director at Planet Organic in May 2014.
Hamilton has held senior management roles at Harvey Nichols for the last ten years. Previous to that he worked at Harrods for ten years.
Peter Marsh, CEO of Planet Organic said: “I’m delighted that Gregory will be joining our leadership team. This comes at an exciting time for Planet Organic with the recent opening of our Wandsworth store, the pending launch of our new E Commerce platform, refurbishment of our Muswell Hill and Torrington Place stores and the development of our private label ranges. Gregory`s experience, commercial acumen and high standards will support our expansion plans as we build upon 4 consecutive years of like for like sales growth.”
Planet Organic is the UKs largest independent organic and natural foods retailer with six stores in London and an annual sales turnover of £18 million.