Germany’s DFL Group has appointed Jesko Breuer to its management team. The former managing director of Mexx Direct was hired to strengthen the current team, which includes the two founders Mirco R. Schultis and Holger Hengstler and Ricardo Meyer, and to grow the sales of its online businesses. “We are happy to win over such an experienced and dedicated manager to look ahead with confidence,” said Schultis.

Breuer’s expertise is expected to enhance the DFL Goup’s online designer outlet, It is the group’s core business, with more than 8,000 products by over 350 designers available in 20 countries. In addition, DFL group operates the multibrand retailers and as well as several online shops for fashion brands including Ben Sherman, Herrlicher, Lee and Mavi.

—Lena Grossmüller