Former intu Head of Design joins Inc Retail
Ben Perman has joined Inc Retail Group as its Creative Director. Ben will lead the design and creative direction across the group, with its growing collection of brands. Perman was Head of Interior Design for Intu, leading and delivering the design of shopping experiences of intu’s projects across the U.K.
Over the last two decades, Ben has worked with some of the world’s leading luxury, fashion, sports, and F&B brands, whilst also working across the fields of leisure and hospitality.
Managing Director of Inc Retail, Dan Shaw, said: I’m delighted to welcome such a highly experienced creative such as Ben, who will be integral to the vision and future of Inc Retail along with the design direction for both KNOMO and Chop’d.
Inc Retail has big plans for the high street, and Ben is the right person to help create our vision of ‘redefining retail’, which will see more acquisitions and retail concepts launched throughout 2021.”
Ben will draw on his extensive experience of nurturing and transforming brands to grow the Inc Retail division and set the brands up to thrive.
Shaw further added: “Our vision is clear, we will redefine what retail means to consumers and our new brands, KNOMO & Chop’d. We have a lot of work to do, but we have the right people and brands to make this vision a success”.
Speaking of the appointment, Jack Mason, Group CEO of parent company Inc & Co said: “With Dan and Ben, we have the foundations for an experienced leadership team, who between them have a history of delivering successful projects across the globe. I’m looking forward to seeing Inc Retail’s vision of redefining retail come to life”.
Ben’s appointment comes after two recent acquisitions, KNOMO & Chop’d.
Inc Retail will be announcing a new vision for retail and workspaces in the coming months.