Phil Ryan is the Managing Director and CEO of City Chic Collective, a leading global plus size retailer. Since 2006, when Phil and his small team created the brand, his vision has been to lead a world of curves. Under Phil’s leadership City Chic has opened more than 100 stores in Australia and New Zealand and it now has a global digital footprint that represents over 50% of sales. City Chic’s presence in the USA dates from 2010 with the launch of the City Chic US website and the brand also has longstanding and successful partnerships with Nordstroms, Macys and Bloomingdales. City Chic further extended its US presence in 2019 with the acquisition of plus size online lingerie retailer, Hips & Curves and the e-commerce assets of another well-known plus size brand, Avenue. With over 25 years’ experience in senior and strategic retail apparel management, Phil is a global authority and passionate advocate for the plus size consumer.