Streetwear brand Vans has named Neil Schambra Stevens new vice president of marketing for Vans in the EMEA region. He succeeds Jeremy De Maillard who has moved within the VF Corporation to workd with The North Face-

Schambra Stevens' duties encompass to raise brand awareness, maintain image and ensure appropriate communications, activations and initiatives across all channels. He shall build upon the Vans marketing vision and strategy to ensure local relevancy across Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

Prior to his new role at Vans, Neil Schambra Stevens has been global director for brand & content creation at tech company Lenovo. He has also worked within sneaker and lifestyle markets for brands such as Converse and Asics.