Richard Cristofoli joined Debenhams in March 2011 as Marketing Director responsible for our Advertising, CRM, Insight, Creative and PR functions. Richard sits on the business’ executive committee. In October 2017 his remit was extended to cover the Beauty Trading Division and in January 2019 he also took responsibility for Debenhams’ online business. Before joining Debenhams he was at WHSmith for six years, latterly as Group Marketing Director- working across both High Street and Travel divisions. Prior to that Richard worked at Sainsbury’s where he held a number of key marketing roles.