Pentland Brands Plc (Boxfresh, Ellesse, Speedo, amongst others) has announced several senior leadership appointments.

Sean Hastings, vice president product and marketing, Speedo, is appointed global marketing director, Pentland Brands.  His former position will be filled by Jamie Cornforth, currently head of category strategy & planning, product & marketing, Speedo, on an interim basis.

Carl Davies, Managing Director, Mitre and Prostar, is appointed global customer director, Pentland Brands. On an interim basis, Jon Godden, chief operating officer, Mitre and Prostar, will take on responsibility for leading the Mitre and Prostar business.

Matt Rock, managing director, lifestyle division (Kickers, Ted Baker Footwear and Boxfresh), is appointed global supply chain director, Pentland Brands.
He is succeeded by Marco Ellerker, previously managing director of Ellesse, Red or Dead and Kangaroos.  This creates a vacancy to lead these brands, which will be advertised ‘early in 2015’, as was stated by the company.

Andy Long, CEO Pentland Brands plc, said: “I’m really pleased we have been able to make these appointments from our own leadership talent bank.  It means we can ensure continuity not only for our teams, but also for our partners, customers and suppliers”.