The Supervisory Board of Tom Tailor Holding AG has appointed Dr Marc Schumacher to its Management Board for retail business with effect from 1 July 2011. In his position, which is newly created, Schumacher will be responsible for the Group’s retail activities that include the expansion of the Group’s own controlled retail space and the systematic development of its trade marketing activities to maximise the brand experience for consumers.

"The creation of a new Management Board position specifically for the Group’s retailactivities sends out a clear message concerning the significance of this area to the ongoing growth of Tom Tailor. The Supervisory and Management Boards are certain that this is the perfect time to take this step. Dr Schumacher has done some excellent work in this area in recent years and will no doubt systematically further the Group’s expansion,” said Uwe Schröder, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Tom Tailor Holding AG.

Dr Marc Schumacher joined the Tom Tailor Group in 2008 and most recently held theposition of Director of Retail & International Marketing. The 33-years old worked for the Breuninger Group and Hugo Boss before.