DD Welcomes Jamie Murray-Wells OBE to the DD Group Board of Directors

Jamie Murray Wells OBE will be joining the DD Group Board of Directors as a Non-Executive Director (NED) in October 2020. This change will support our aim to become more digitally enabled through our online sales channels. In addition, Jamie’s experience in business start-up will contribute to the recent and coming launches of new business products and services into new B2B and B2C channels.

Jamie is currently Retail Industry Head at Google. Jamie is also a NED of Hummingbird technologies, a company working with artificial intelligence, and was NED of women’s wear retail brand Jigsaw from 2017 – 2020. Previously Jamie was CEO and latterly Chairman for Glasses Direct.

2017 & 2018 Jamie was a Steering group member for the World Economic Forum and was co-author of the follow up report identifying future changes in business operating models to respond to consumer trends in retail. Earlier in his career Jamie was co-founder of Start Up Britain, an initiative announced in the chancellors budget. Jamie also served as advisor to the then Shadow Chancellor George Osbourne on his New Enterprise Council.

It can be said with confidence that Jamie’s breath of experience, knowledge and skills gained in new business development combined with digital retailing, will truly help DD’s future success.