Hillier Garden Centres appoints marketing director

Hillier Garden Centres director Chris Francis has appointed Louise Hamer-Brown as head of marketing at Hillier from the 4 January.

Francis said: "Louise is an experienced marketeer who joins us from Hammerson, an international business responsible for creating and managing prime regional shopping centres, convenient retail parks and Premium Outlet villages.

"Louise has held a number of roles within Hammerson, including head of marketing for their flagship asset – Bullring, Birmingham, also appointed to one of three regional marketing manager roles managing multiple assets in their UK portfolio and finally joined the London head office team in a group role to implement a new digital infrastructure (web/app/mobile/social) for the company.

"I am extremely pleased that Louise is joining the Hillier team, her extensive knowledge and experience across all retail marketing channels brings further opportunity to continue to develop the Hillier brand."

Francis told HW he was recruiting for the new role this autumn.

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