2020 Winner Profile

Pentland Brands

Abhy Thomas Joseph

RANK: #2

COMPANY WHERE WON: Pentland Brands


Abhy Thomas Joseph started his new role of Director of Digital & Innovation at retailer Pentland Brands in 2019, where he started to put in place a new digital vision for all of its brands, such as Speedo, Canterbury and Lacoste.

Focused on working closely with functions across the business and engaging the entire IT function, Joseph is in the middle of a three-year plan to create a shared platform — called Pentland Connect — to enable immersive and personalised experiences for customers across business-to-business and teamwear (B2B2C) channels, as well as enabling customers to design personalised products and digitise the shopping experience where possible.

LOCATION: London, United Kingdom

INDUSTRY: Retail Industry