Tuesday, January 31, 2023


Luxembourg’s e-commerce group Global Fashion Group (GFG) has announced that it has appointed John Baker to the group’s supervisory board and as member of the audit, remuneration, and sustainability committees, effective from January 1, 2023. He has spent a large part of his career with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), where he most recently served as lead relationship partner and group audit partner, up to his retirement in 2020.

Over time Baker has also held positions across a wide range of sectors on various board and audit committee roles. His business and auditing experience, brings decades of expertise to GFG across a wide range of international groups in both developed and emerging markets, including GFG’s geographies. Further, his extensive experience across retail, technology, and ESG in particular, bring further functional aptitude and knowledge of GFG’s sector, which strongly complement the existing individual capabilities of the GFG supervisory board members, according to a press release by GFG.

Global Fashion Group (GFG) has appointed John Baker to the group’s supervisory board and as member of the audit, remuneration, and sustainability committees, effective from January 1, 2023. He has spent a large part of his career with PwC, where he most recently served as lead relationship partner and group audit partner, up to his retirement in 2020.

Additionally, Carol Shen, current member of the GFG supervisory board, has been appointed chair of the sustainability committee and member of the nomination committee as of January 1, 2023. After almost four years of service, on January 1, 2023, Victor Herrero, stepped down from the GFG supervisory board to focus on his other executive and non-executive roles.

Cynthia Gordon, chairman of the GFG supervisory board, said: “We are very pleased to welcome John Baker to the GFG supervisory board. His wealth of international experience across relevant sectors, will have a very positive impact on the group. I look forward to working with John and the rest of the GFG supervisory board on the next stages of GFG’s journey and building an even stronger business.

“On behalf of the GFG supervisory and management boards, I would also like to thank Victor Herrero for his exceptional service. He played a key role in GFG’s sustainability journey over the last years, which also saw the transformation of GFG from a privately held company to a publicly listed one. We wish Victor all the best for the future.”

“I am delighted to have joined the GFG supervisory board. I am really excited about the future of the company and am looking forward to working with the other members of the supervisory board, the management board, and the broader management team on the next phase of GFG’s development,” commented John Baker regarding his appointment to the GFG supervisory board.

Fibre2Fashion News Desk (NB)



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