Award-winning Manchester tech business DigitalBridge has announced the appointment of Jonathan Wall to its board of directors ahead of an exciting period of expansion.

Wall is currently the chief digital officer of fashion brand Missguided and has also held the position of eCommerce director at Shop Direct.

Wall has expertise in leading mobile marketing strategies, as well notable successes in developing retail offerings across web and mobile apps. He is known for having nurtured an experimental in-house culture which has been a key driver of his success.

“I’ve been keeping a close eye on DigitalBridge since the company launched in 2013, during which time it has evolved from smart start-up to emerging industry player in the UK and beyond," he said. 

"This is a great opportunity to provide some insights that will bolster the company’s global scale and reach in the coming years.”

Wall will help guide augmented reality start-up DigitalBridge’s strategy to engage with global retailers as the company looks to grow its operations beyond the UK market.

The appointment comes as DigitalBridge looks to transition into a period of exciting growth over the next 12 months. The company, which is headquartered in Manchester Science Park, specialises in developing space planning tools for the kitchens, bedrooms and bathrooms market.