Andrew Skinner

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  Andrew Skinner

Andrew Skinner

Coast , managing director

Andrew’s career was built at Marks and Spencer where he spent 28 years.
Starting life in store management, he then worked his way up through the Merchandising ranks across Womenswear, Menswear and Homeware before appointment to Director in 2003.

Over the next 9 years he held roles running Menswear, Per Una,  Homeware, Group Supply Chain, Planning and Merchandising and served on the Executive Committee.

On leaving M&S in 2012, Andrew worked as consultant to Dunnes Stores in Ireland.

In early 2014 he joined Coast as Merchandising Director, then stepping up to Managing Director a year later and leading the turnaround of the business back into profit.

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