Deborah has been leading brand, marketing and reputation work at TJX Europe for over 20 years. She sits on the Executive Management Group and her experience spans many aspects of the customer journey.
She started her life as a journalist, moved into the agency world, specialising in communications, experiential and good old-fashioned PR. Having won TK Maxx as a client, she jumped ship and moved to the off-price retail business as it launched its first two stores in the UK in 1994. It now operates 2 retail fascias (TK Maxx & HomeSense), across 6 countries, over 370+ stores in Europe and multi-channel, with a turnover of over $4 million. Having been part of a rapidly growing group for two decades, she has extensive experience of organisation design, change management and leading teams through transformation for growth.
Other budgets and responsibilities cover Corporate Responsibility, Store Design and Innovation, Corporate, Internal & Crisis Comms, alongside the leadership of the giftcard business unit and an-house creative agency to complement the company’s external agency roster.
During her time with TJX Europe, Deborah has also assumed leadership roles in Business Development, the Buying organisation and the ecommerce organisation.
Deborah is also a School Governor of an independent preparatory school in Hertfordshire.