Peter Williams, member of the board of director of Asos, the online fashion retailer from Great Britain, assumed on Dec. 2 the newly created post of chairman of the supervisory board of Mister Spex, the biggest German online eyewear retailer. Williams, a former chief executive of the British Selfridges department store chain, is currently also a director of Sportech and Cineworld. For over 30 years, he has been working either as a consultant or manager and has held leading positions in the executive boards, supervisory boards and committees of several companies in the B2C segment, mostly in the categories of independent retail, recreation, media and consumer goods. At Selfridges, he also worked as finance manager. The supervisory board of Mister Spex consists of the company's executive board and representatives of the venture capital firms that have invested in the company. It acts as a strategic monitoring committee.