Studio appoints director of data


Studio appoints director of data

Studio.co.uk has promoted Gareth Powell to the position of director of data and has created a new division with its company.

Gareth Powell

The newly structured division brings analytics, data governance, data engineering and architecture together and will have a total of 35 team members.

Powell brought deep data experience to Studio gained in his previous roles, from retail and telecoms sectors including N Brown where he was its director of data science and from TalkTalk where he headed up its centralised insight and analytics division.  He joined Studio in June and will implement an extensive data programmme to enable the business to capitalise on its data assets.

Studio Retail Group CEO Paul Kendrick said: “Gareth has a proven track record in data management, his skills are therefore pivotal to our ambitious plans to utilise data to grow and expand the business. We have already seen fantastic results from Gareth and look forward to seeing what he brings to an already strong leadership team on the challenging journey we have ahead of us.”

Powell added: “We have successfully embedded a hub and spoke model for analytics which ensures we have close insight partnerships with our customer & digital, trading & customer experience teams, ensuring we utilise data in the most efficient way possible.”

 

 

 

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