Future appoints Rob George as VP eCommerce


Future plc, the global platform for specialist media, has announced the appointment of Rob George as its new VP of eCommerce.

Rob George

George has a wealth of experience working in retail and brings with him a strong track record of attracting customers, guiding their digital buying decisions and profitably converting them. 

He has spent his career working with leading retail brands, including Sainsbury’s and Argos across a range of strategy, change, marketing, digital and commercial roles, and prior to this started his career in strategy consulting at PwC.

Future confirmed that George will join Future at the end of January 2023.

Zillah Byng-Thorne, CEO of Future, said: “I’m delighted to welcome Rob to Future as VP of eCommerce. 

“Rob has great experience working in the retail sector and will bring his wealth of knowledge to help grow our affiliate revenues and deliver the continued success of the Group.”

Commenting on his appointment, George said: “Future is a company I have long admired, and it’s been amazing to see this business transform into the multi-national, multi-title, multi-channel masterpiece it is now. 

“I’m incredibly excited to bring my retail experience to Future, working in a new industry with a new set of opportunities.”