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Internet Retailing Conference – The New Basics  Novotel, Hammersmith, London – 16th October 2013Major industry figures will keynote the conference and share their knowledge and insight from key points in their industry-changing journey, before the event splits into 3 key learning opportunities with presentations running simultaneously. 



Marks & Spencer

Laura Wade-Gery, Executive Director Multi-channel E-commerce, Marks & Spencer

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Laura joined the Marks & Spencer Board in July 2011. Laura was previously at Tesco plc where she held a variety of senior roles from 1997. She was the CEO of for seven years. Prior to that she was Group Strategy Director & the Marketing Director, Clubcard. Prior to joining Tesco Laura worked at Gemini Consulting and Kleinwort Benson. Laura was also a non-executive director of Trinity Mirror from 2006 until May 2012.

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Speaker schedule
Keynote: 9.40 – 10.10



Ocado & Dressipi

Sir Stuart Rose, Chairman, Ocado and Dressipi

Stuart Rose has worked in retail for over 40 years starting at Marks & Spencer plc in 1971 and joining the Burton Group in 1989. Following the Group?s demerger in 1997 he became Chief Executive of Argos plc. In 1998 he became Chief Executive of Booker plc which was merged with the Iceland Group in 2000. He became Chief Executive of Arcadia Group plc in November 2000 and left in December 2002 following its acquisition by Sir Philip Green. He was named Chief Executive of Marks & Spencer plc in May 2004 and became Chairman in 2008. He stood down as Chairman in January 2011. He was Chairman of The British Fashion Council from 2004 – 2008, Chairman of Business in the Community from 2008 – 2010, and is a non-executive director of Land Securities plc, and Woolworths (South Africa). He was appointed Chairman of Blue Inc in June 2012. In December 2012 he was named Chairman of Dressipi, an online fashion service. In January 2013 it was announced that he will be an independent Non-Executive Director of Ocado Group plc, and has taken on the role of Chairman following the Group?s AGM in May 2013.

Stuart was knighted in 2008 for services to the retail industry and corporate social responsibility.


Speaker schedule
Keynote: 9.10 – 9.40



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