Michelle Sequira Senior Merchandiser River Island

An infatuation with fashion and an eye for detail were all Michelle Sequira needed to recognise that the Assistant Merchandiser position in the stylish high street brand, River Island was the right first step in her career in the fashion world. Michelle’s capabilities and knowledge progressed alongside the growth of River Island through development programmes, leading her to secure the position as Senior Merchandiser.

Working closely with River Island in the UK, Michelle’s current role exposes her to different markets around the world and has given her an insight into all areas of retail; she states “working with the UK brand regularly to discuss fashion collections, trends and possible future developments allows me to learn about fashion in the UK, and share my knowledge about fashion in the Middle East”.

Michelle shared that “A huge part of my success at Alshaya due in large to the team I work with and the environment. The managers go above and beyond, ensuring that I have the resources and training I need to progress and achieve both my professional and personal goals”. She adds “Working for a company that invests time in me and supports my aspirations assures me that my career with Alshaya will be rewarding and bright”.