John Lewis has announced that it has hired Amir Goshtai to take over as its Director of Financial Services as the department store pushes into the digital retail space.

Goshtai joins from credit agency Experian, where his most recent role was Managing Director of Marketplace. He brings over 20 years of entrepreneurial experience in retail Financial Services to the role.

Goshtai will join John Lewis on  14th June and will be responsible for delivering the growth of our Financial Services products.

In a statement John Lewis said it has a five-year Partnership Plan and is committing £100 million over five years to quadruple its Financial Services business, offering new products and services like savings and insurance.