Vijay Talwar

Independent Non-Executive Director



Key strengths

An experienced CEO who has held multiple executive roles across consumer products, online and retail sectors. Proven business leadership in driving multi-channel digital transformation through progressive strategies, with expertise in a global enterprise operating in 90+ countries. Customer focused and strategic. Long-standing plc experience and shareholder understanding.

Dunelm role

As an Independent Non-Executive Director, provides strategic advice, monitors management performance and oversees risk management. Regularly visits the Dunelm website, stores and non-store sites to meet colleagues and members of the senior management team. Attends investor presentations and shareholder meetings. Member of the Audit and Risk, Remuneration and Nominations committees.

Joined Dunelm Board

October 2021

Previous experience

President of Digital at Foot Locker (2016 to 2019). President of Gifts/Special Occasions at Sears Holdings (2014 to 2016). President of International, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer at Blue Nile (2010 to 2014). Chief Executive Officer at William J Clinton Foundation India (2008 to 2010). Chief Operating Officer for EMEA at Nike (2002 to 2008)

Other commitments

CEO of Footlocker Europe, Middle East & Africa and President, Digital of Foot Locker, Inc. Board member at Federation of the European Sporting Goods Industry. Board of Advisors at

Gender and Ethnicity

Male, Indian.