Streetwear label Element has recently appointed Julien Duval as new Brand Manager Europe.

The Frenchman started his career at Circa Footwear & Apparel in the US where he climbed the ladder within International Sales and Marketing and finally positioned himself as Global Marketing Director. Duval then returned to Europe, continuing his career at Circa as Marketing Manager.

Frank Voit, General Manager Element Europe, is very happy about the cast for the new postition: “Julien"s wide ranged experience within the international skate industry and his strong understanding of the European market will contribute immensely to the growth the brand is currently undergoing. He has exactly the qualifications needed to take on this newly created position at Element and add strength to our growth”, he remarks.

Element was founded in Costa Mesa, California, in 1992. Next to skateboards and respective hardware, the label offers a wide range of men’s, women’s and boys' clothing, shoes and accessories on an international basis.