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New Look axes more department heads

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Four department bosses at fashion retailer New Look have left the business after the retailer placed 70 jobs at risk last month.

According to Drapers, senior ecommerce trade manager Michelle Dobson, head of accessories beauty and lifestyle buying Faye Walton and head of IT, Pete Mead, have all been made redundant.

The trio join head of kidswear merchandising Cara Gourlay, who has also left the company.

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The redundancies come as the fast fashion retailer announced plans to cut 70 job roles at its London and Weymouth head offices.

Since, the announcement, the retailers head of performance marketing and CRM Michele Lockwood and Mark Hopkins, head of menswear, boyswear, global partnerships, brands and concessions have also been made redundant, alongside head of international business development Victoria Harris and head of customer and market insight Claire Ralphson-Cook.

The news comes as New Look chief technology officer Ed Alford also announced he would step down from his role at the fashion retailer last month.

However, according to the retailer, the move a wider strategy to adapt to support the growth of its omnichannel business.

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