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Ted Baker makes new leadership hire amid controversy

Global lifestyle brand Ted Baker has announced the appointment of Peter Collyer as the firm’s new Chief People Officer, after a year that saw a spate of controversies arise in the company. 

In March, Ted Baker CEO Ray Kelvin stepped down from his role after a series of ‘forced hugging’ claims. The Co-Founder took a voluntary leave of absence in December of 2018 after the accusations of misconduct were made against him. After an internal independent committee investigated the claims, Kelvin voluntarily stepped down from his position, despite actively denying any wrongdoing.

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