Burberry Brings Business Service Centre to the City
09 Oct 2017
Luxury fashion brand Burberry has arrived in Leeds with the opening of its new Burberry Business Services office at 6 Queen Street in Leeds City Centre.
Speaking to the Yorkshire Evening Post the brandre-iterated its commitment to Yorkshire with the news that its city centre office will house over 400 staff, 100 more than was originally planned - with it proposing to move a number of roles in its IT teams to Leeds
The firm said Burberry Business Services (BBS) will bring together staff from Burberry’s finance, HR, procurement, customer service and IT teams to simplify processes and teamwork across functions. It has taken over four floors in the building.
Burberry aims to have over 400 roles in the Leeds office by the end of 2018. A number of these roles have moved from Horseferry House in London, whilst some will be completely new.
Julie Brown, CFO and COO at Burberry, said: “We are pleased to announce the opening of Burberry Business Services today in Leeds, deepening our ties with Yorkshire and reinforcing our commitment to the UK.
"Our choice of Leeds underlines our belief in the strong talent available in the North of England and we see it as an attractive destination for our business.”