K-Swiss Global Brands (KSGB), holding group of the footwear brand Palladium has appointed Christophe Mortemousque as new president of the brand with immediate effect. Based in Lyon (France), he will supervise global sales, product and marketing for Palladium, while continuing to manage the global operations of PLDM, a French-based offshoot of Palladium.

Mortemousque will report to KSGB chairman and chief executive Truman Kim, who stated: “EMEA has been our strongest market since the brand relaunch in 2009. I am confident that Christophe can maintain and build Palladium’s ability to blend city function with European style, and to grow the business globally.”

KSGB is a division of E-Land Group and owners of K-Swiss, OTZ Shoes, Supra Footwear, KR3W Denim Co. and the aforementioned Palladium and PLDM.