ASOS has confirmed the appointments of its new CEO and chair.
José Calamonte who has been chief commercial officer with ASOS since January 2021 has been promoted to the CEO role replacing Nick Beighton. The business has also confirmed that Jørgen Lindemann who has served as a non-executive director at ASOS since November last year will become chair from 1st August when incumbent Ian Dyson steps down.
ASOS chair Ian Dyson said: “José is the right person to lead ASOS through the next phase of growth and the Board is delighted that he is becoming CEO at such an important time. Since he joined the business, José has made an enormous contribution, driving change through our commercial function and bringing new energy and enthusiasm to the core product and trading functions of the business. José was a core part of the team that developed ASOS’ strategy last year, against which we are making continued progress, in spite of the backdrop of difficult market conditions.”
Jorgen Lindemann added: “The board of ASOS is clearly focused on ensuring we continue to make progress against our strategy, in spite of the unprecedented external challenges the business is facing. I look forward to working with José and the rest of the team to ensure delivery against our stated ambitions.”