Anya Hindmarch joins BFC

23 November 2010
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Anya Hindmarch joins BFC

The British Fashion Council (BFC) today announces that Anya Hindmarch has joined the BFC as a non-executive director with immediate effect.

Anya Hindmarch joins Harold Tillman, Chairman; Caroline Rush, CEO; Simon Ward, COO; and Chris Inman, Treasurer on the board.

Anya Hindmarch, set up her eponymous label at the age of 19 and now has 54 stores around the globe. The label is also stocked in the world’s leading department stores and boutiques including Corso Como in Milan, Dover Street Market in London, Colette in Paris,, Isetan in Japan and Saks and Scoop in the US. She takes over the role from Hilary Riva who announced that she was stepping down from the position earlier this month after five years at the BFC.

Harold Tillman CBE, Chairman of the British Fashion Council, said ‘Anya will make a great addition to our team. She brings with her huge experience from both the design and retail sector and will be invaluable as we move towards with our future plans.’

Anya Hindmarch, commented ‘I am looking forward to getting involved and being able to contribute to such an innovative and prestigious body at such an exciting time for British fashion’.