M&S appoints Lisburn lady, Nicola Finlay, as regional manager for Northern Ireland

Lisburn’s Nicola Finlay has been appointed as the new regional manager for M&S in Northern Ireland.

Thursday, 21st October 2021, 2:00 pm
Updated Thursday, 21st October 2021, 4:37 pm

Nicola succeeds Philip Conlon who takes up the role of head of division for Ireland.

Nicola brings a breadth of experience with an extensive track record in retail spanning over 15 years.

Nicola studied mathematics, statistics and computer programming at University of Ulster Jordanstown before starting her career in retailing as a Graduate Trainee with Tesco.

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Lisburn business women Nicola Finlay

She progressed with Tesco from human resources manager to store manager in a number of local stores before taking up her new position with M&S.

Philip Conlon, head of division for M&S in Ireland welcomed Nicola into her new role and said: “Nicola has an exceptional track record in retail I am delighted that, as I move into my position with M&S, the role of regional manager is in excellent hands. Nicola is committed to delivering a first-class retailing experience for our loyal Northern Ireland customers and I wish her every success in her role.”

Nicola will have an integral role within the M&S leadership team responsible for the strategic delivery of retail operations across 21 M&S stores, and ensuring her colleagues are motivated to deliver a first-class shopping experience for customers.

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