Kangaroos has announced that Torsten Schmidt will take over the role of Business Development Manager. He will be responsible for sourcing, research and development, as well as for the international distribution and division management of new categories for all of the brand’s product lines. According to the company’s new strategic positioning, Schmidt will also be in charge of expanding business, particularly in Eastern Europe with a focus on Russia.
Schmidt is a member of the board and will report directly to CEO Bernd Hummel. He brings with him a variety of experience, having worked as sourcing manager at Puma, product manager at Jack Wolfskin and director of global business at Head.