eBay appoints leading fashion expert

eBay has appointed Amanda Metcalfe as Director of Fashion Inventory and Assortment.A highly...

eBay has appointed Amanda Metcalfe as Director of Fashion Inventory and Assortment.

A highly experienced multi-channel retailer with extensive off and online expertise, Amanda joins eBay from the designer discount fashion e-tailer where she was Marketing Director.

Commenting on the appointment, eBay’s General Manager for Fashion, Miriam Lahage said:

“I’m absolutely delighted to welcome Amanda to eBay. She brings with her a wealth of knowledge, dynamism and experience and is extremely well positioned to drive greater customer engagement and innovation into what is already our fastest growing category. Amanda’s appointment further strengthens our existing team of fashion retail experts and I look forward to working with her as we continue to re-shape the fashion experience on eBay.”

Amanda began her career with Selfridges in the mid 1990’s working on its strategic re-positioning and brand re-launch. She joined Laura Ashley during a period of major international expansion, working extensively in the US and Europe bringing fashion and home merchandise to new audiences, and has held a number of senior multi-channel roles at Debenhams . Most recently she specialised in online retail, holding Marketing Director positions with pioneering discount fashion e-tailer, and luxury fashion site She took up her role at eBay on 13 June.