Tony de Nunzio to be non-executive Chair of Hermes UK Board

Hermes UK has appointed Tony de Nunzio CBE as the non-executive Chairman to the Shareholder Board. De Nunzio comes with the remit of helping the company through the next stage of its growth and development.

Earlier this year, Hermes UK had a major investment from global private equity firm Advent International. It is investing heavily in growing its business nationwide.

De Nunzio has been in the retail industry for more than 25 years, and has track record as a finance professional, CEO and Chairman. Amongst previous roles he has been President and CEO of Asda, non-executive director of Alliance Boots and is currently Senior Independent Director of Dixons Carphone, a Senior Advisor to Kohlberg, Kravis, Roberts & Co and Chairman of the British Retail Consortium.

Commenting on his appointment, de Nunzio said: “I am delighted to join Martijn and his team at this exciting time for Hermes UK. The company has a strong track record of serving retail clients and their customers and is a market leader in a fast-growing sector. They have a clear and ambitious strategy for growth and I look forward to helping them to achieve it.”

Martijn de Lange, CEO at Hermes UK, said: “All of the Directors and I are very excited to have Tony on board and we look forward to him bringing his expertise to our growing business. It will be a privilege to work alongside someone with his experience and insight, which I know will be invaluable as we continue our journey.”