Banana Moon appoints new digital director

Miles Thorp

Birstall-based online personalised clothing retailer, Banana Moon Clothing has appointed Miles Thorp as its new digital director.

The move comes after sustained growth for the company which has seen 25% growth year on year

Mr Thorp has spent the best part of a decade working at Fantastic Media, where he started his career as a graphic designer, working his way up the career ladder and becoming director of website design and development.

With nine years experience in the fast-paced digital industry, he is now looking forward to building and mentoring a young, dynamic digital team that will help drive Banana Moon towards its business goals.

Alex Grace, managing director at Banana Moon Clothing said: “Having Miles in-house will allow us to really accelerate our digital offering. There are so many front and back end features we want to improve and also many new market ideas that we will be exploring.

“We are always trying to innovate and Miles has some incredible ideas for Banana Moon as well as really structured approach into making this happen. With him as part of our senior management structure, we feel we can really make a mark on the industry.”

Mr Thorp added: “Banana Moon is an innovative and ambitious company with a highly skilled team, and that is something I’m really excited to be a part of.

“In my previous role I worked with the management team at Banana Moon for many years and to be offered a position here was a massive compliment and a great opportunity.

“Banana Moon is committed to offering outstanding customer service so my biggest priority will be to make sure the end user is getting the best possible experience when they use the website. I’m excited to get started on this new project and seeing how this helps the company to grow in the coming years.”

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