"Neil Thompson obtained his degree in the UK in 1988 in Leicester, and his early career gave wide experience in retail operational management positions; working his way up from Trainee Store Manager at Russell & Bromley (a high class UK footwear and accessories retailer) to Partner at GVA Grimley and CEO of multinational Outlet Centre developer, Fashion House.
As the CEO of Fashion House Outlet Centres
, developing, asset managing and operating three Outlet Centres
in Poland (Warsaw, Gdansk and Sosnowiec), and one in Romania (Bucharest), Neil
has helped to bring global Outlet standards to the CEE.
also has a wealth of international experience from his
time as Commercial Director of Fashion House Group; Director and Partner of GVA Grimley Outlet Services; Chair of ICSC Outlets Conference; and from senior positions with Royal Doulton PLC and Freeport PLC.
Until recently Neil continued with Fashion House's expansion in Russia, leasing and setting up new Outlet Centres
(one recently opened in Moscow) and St Petersburg in the pipeline.
has chosen to team up with Lordland International
and its partner organisation, Chameleon Retail, with whom joint FOC projects are undertaken.
will be using his
experience to deliver high quality leasing, asset and operational management solutions to a wide range of clients in the UK, Europe, CEE and CIS."