Harlow joins Debenhams board

Debenhams group trading director Suzanne Harlow was promoted to the board yesterday, becoming the department store group’s first female board-level executive director. Harlow has been with the company since 1994 and group trading director since 2008. The retailer currently has two female non-executive directors – BSkyB managing director Sophie Turner Laing and former Capital Radio managing director Martina King.