Richard Papp

Group Merchandise and Operations Director at NEXT

Richard has a wealth of operational and merchandising experience. He joined NEXT in 1991 as a Merchandiser. Richard worked his way through management, becoming Menswear Product Director in 2001. In 2005 he gained valuable experience in a similar role at another retailer. Richard returned to NEXT in 2006 as Group Merchandise Director, responsible for NEXT’s Merchandising function, Product Systems, International Franchise, and Clearance operations. On appointment to the Board in 2018, Richard took on additional responsibility for Warehousing, Logistics and Systems within the Group.


  • Group Merchandise and Operations Director

    Current role

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