Peter Leech is a Partner in The Partnering Group, a leading marketing and strategy consulting firm focused on Consumer Products and Retail.
Peter is the curator of ecommerceconsultant.com, a resource for ecommerce news and insights including the emerging arena of mobile and social commerce.
Peter was most recently CMO of Onlineshoes.com, a fast growing footwear and apparel retailer, 197 on the Internet Retailer 500 and a leader in social media and online video.
Prior to Onlineshoes, Peter was CMO of Hanover Direct, 94 on the IR 500, operator of multiple online retail brands including The Company Store and Company Kids focused on home furnishings and apparel.
Prior to HDI, Peter was general manager of the ecommerce divisions of Chico’s FAS including the following websites: Chicos.com, WhiteHouseBlackMarket.com, Soma.com.
Peter also worked in the UK for several years as EVP of Targeted Marketing at Littlewoods Shop Direct, a $3.5 billion ecommerce retailer in the UK. Peter led all campaign analytics, personalization and targeting for Littlewoods, one of the world’s largest direct to consumer retailers.
Peter began his work in Ecommerce as VP Retail Partnerships, Coolsavings.com. Launched in 1995, Coolsavings is one of the world’s largest online coupon and promotion websites.
Prior to Coolsavings, Peter was a Partner at The Partnering Group providing consulting on shopper marketing and category management to leading CPG companies including Coca-Cola, Unilever, Diageo, Procter & Gamble and Johnson and Johnson.
Peter began his career at Procter & Gamble in Retail and Shopper Marketing.
Peter has been a member of the Content Committee for Shop.org and a speaker at events for the National Retail Federation, Etail, Shop.org and CRMC events in the US and ECR events in Europe and Latin America.