Angela started her career in FMCG sales and marketing roles with Cadbury Schweppes, Coca Cola and then Mars. In 1997 she joined Asda. She stayed at Asda for 10 years, in that time she held a variety of positions: Property and Store Development Director, Food Trading Director, Marketing Director and finally Global Managing Director for George clothing. She joined Debenhams plc as Managing Director in 2007 but within a year took up the opportunity to be CEO of a Private Equity backed value retail business “The Original Factory Shop”. She joined N Brown Group plc as CEO on 1 July 2013, an opportunity she describes as “the perfect fit”. Angela is making great progress leading the transformation of the business from a direct mail to “digital first” operating model.
On 15 February 2016 Angela became and Non-Executive Director on the board of DIA, a Spanish supermarket chain, based in Madrid and quoted on the Madrid Stock Exchange. DIA operates in 5 countries via 7,000 stores.