Victorinox, the inventor of the original Swiss Army Knives, has appointed Jason Gallen as President of the Fashion Division. Gallen has been working for the company since 2012. Before he held different positions at Original Penguin, Tommy Hilfiger and Gap Inc.

Based in New York, Jason Gallen was responsible for the retail business in North America in the past few years, working closely with creative director Christopher Raeburn. Together with him, Jason Gallen is now going to take care of further development of the collection and the reorganization of the distribution.

Victorinox has also designated a new Sales Director for Central Europe with immediate effect: Tom Hurler. He has been working for the company since 2011 and prior to his promotion, he was responsible for the markets in Switzerland, Austria, Southern and Eastern Europe.