LONDON, 2016-1-5 — /EPR Retail News/ — Helen Dickinson has been awarded an OBE in the New Year’s Honours List for 2016 for services to the retail industry. Helen has been Chief Executive of the BRC since January 2013, following a successful career working with retailers at KPMG. At the BRC, Helen is a strong advocate of retail, supporting retailers and influencing governments and stakeholders in order to make a positive difference to the industry and the customers it serves.
Helen Dickinson said: ‘I am deeply honoured to receive an OBE – it is a testament to the encouragement and support of the BRC’s members as we have sought to promote and serve the industry and to our great BRC team. I am passionate about the retail industry and its place at the forefront of innovation and social cohesion, touching every aspect of our local communities and the lives of everyone in the country.’
Sir Charlie Mayfield, BRC Chair, said: ‘Helen is a very worthy recipient of this honour. She strives tirelessly to work on behalf of retail, to lead debate and influence policy. The BRC has made great strides since her arrival and we look forward to the future success of the BRC with Helen in the driving seat.’
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Helen leads the BRC team and is responsible for the strategic direction and performance of the BRC. The BRC leads the industry and works with our members to shape debates and influence issues and opportunities that will help make a positive difference to the industry and the customers it serves. We care about the careers of people who work in our industry, the communities retail touches and competitiveness as a fundamental principle of the industry’s success – our 3Cs.
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