LK Bennett appoints former Burberry executive as new merchandising director

Fashion retailer LK Bennett has appointed Sarah Thornley as merchandising director, based at the company’s headquarters in London’s Cavendish Square.

Thornley was previously at Burberry for 13 years, most recently as global director of merchandise for online and director of merchandise for Europe. Prior to this Sarah worked at luxury multi-brand and department store Harvey Nichols.

Didier Drouet, LK Bennett CEO, said: “Sarah Thornley brings with her a wealth of expertise in merchandising, particularly from a luxury perspective. We look forward to developing current opportunities and are excited about our continued UK and International expansion in our stores and online.”

LK Bennett has significant retail and wholesale presence in key international markets including North America, Europe and the Middle East and is now operating close to 170 branded locations around the world, including 114 in the UK and Ireland, as well as being online at


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