Denim brand Timezone has appointed Uwe Kauert as its new managing director, effective January 2014. He will support the existing management team consisting of Klaus Niessner and Michael Rossi. 

"We are looking forward to new impulses from the outside, which will allow us to 
sharpen our brand image and to continue on our successful course," commented 
Wolfgang Endler, founder, partner and current managing director of Timezone/Escape Clothing. Endler will retire from the operative business in 2014 to concentrate on Timezone’s brand direction. 

Kauert's experience comprises 30 years of working in managing positions. His previous employers include Escada, L’Oreal, Falke and Seidensticker. At Joop! and Cinque, he has been responsible for brand development and guidance as part of the management board for eight years.