Siobhan Forey, chief operating officer, HR and operations, Arcadia Group
HR magazine, September 11, 2015
Siobhan Forey is chief operating officer – HR & operations at the Arcadia Group, which owns nine of the UK’s best known fashion brands, with an annual turnover of over £3 billion and operating in over 40 countries. The Arcadia portfolio includes BHS, Burton, Dorothy Perkins, Evans, Miss Selfridge, Outfit, Topshop, Topman and Wallis.
Siobhan Forey has had over 20 years’ experience in the retail industry. She has been with the Arcadia Group for the majority of her career, holding a number of different roles within the group, including Evans HR director, Miss Selfridge HR director and group HR director. In 2012 she became chief operating officer – HR & operations and was appointed to the main board.
Forey is accountable for group HR, pensions and a number of key strategic projects for the group, including responsibility for the delivery of a multi-channel supply chain system to drive Arcadia’s global expansion strategy.
She lives in Hertfordshire with her husband and two daughters.