LONDON — has named Sally Scott as U.K. managing director, a new position at the company, the online flash sales site said this week. Scott, whose appointment is effective immediately, was most recently marketing director of Value Retail, the luxury shopping village outlet group, and before that she served as marketing director of Selfridges from 2005 through 2011.

Vente-Privee said that Scott will oversee all its business-to-business and business-to-consumer activities in the U.K., and the firm noted that Scott’s appointment “marks a new stage for Vente-Privee’s growth in the U.K., a market of increasing importance for the company.” Scott, a native of Toronto, will report to Jacques-Antoine Granjon, founder and president of, and will be based between London and Paris.

Granjon commented: “[Scott’s] rich career experience…combined with her passion and enthusiasm for online retail make her the perfect choice to head Vente-Privee’s U.K. activity.” Scott added: “The U.K. is a major focus for the company’s international growth and I am looking forward to overseeing a new chapter of Vente-Privee’s development in this dynamic market,” she said.

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