Skate apparel and footwear brand DC have announced new appointments for DC Europe - a subsidary of Quiksilver Inc (quiksilver.com). Thierry Kunz has been appointed Marketing Director Europe and will assume this job previously held by Brett Chittenden, in addition to his present role as Business Unit Manager Snow, in which he will continue until the end of 2008.

Brett Chittenden has been promoted to a new position at the Quiksilver Europe group as Creative Concept Director. His role will be to bring creative and innovative concepts to the products and marketing for the group’s brands (Quiksilver, Roxy and DC). He will also be in charge of supervising the innovation mission for the group.

Photo: Quiksilver Europe's Creative Concept Director Brett Chittenden