Furniture and flooring specialist ScS has announced the appointment of Elaine Ray to the newly-created role of brand development director to head up its House of Fraser concession business.

ScS, which has almost 100 stores nationwide and operates 28 House of Fraser concessions, has seen a string of directorial appointments this year, with Elaine following the appointments of Kevin Royal as managing director, Marie Liston as corporate services director, and Chris Muir as the group’s new chief financial officer.

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Elaine Ray takes newly-created role at ScS

Elaine, who joins the business with a wealth of retail experience, has previously worked for independent retailers within the industry including, Alan Ward, Leekes, Fenwicks and Sterling Furniture Group.

David Knight, chief executive – ScS, said: “Elaine brings a wealth of experience to the ScS group, and specifically to the House of Fraser concession side of our business where, along with the management team, she will concentrate on growing and developing its brand, customer awareness and its offering.

“On behalf of the board and the wider team, we wish Elaine all the very best as she begins her career with us and we look forward to working together to further build on the success of our made-to-order furniture and flooring offering at House of Fraser.”

Elaine added: “I’m delighted to join the team here at ScS to further grow and develop the brand at our House of Fraser concession business. Furniture retail is my absolute passion and I’m really looking forward to working with the management team, concession sales force and our partners at House of Fraser to build on its success to date and take it on to the next stage in its development.”