Barbour makes new senior management appointments
Barbour has announced some changes within its senior management team.
In a first appointment, the lifestyle clothing brand has promoted Paul Wilkinson (pictured) to the role of deputy group managing director and group commercial director.
In his new position, he will be responsible for all of Barbour’s sales and marketing activity, including in the UK, Europe, US and Asia.
As a member of the brand’s executive board with over ten years of experience with Barbour, Wilkinson will continue to report to Steve Buck, Barbour group managing director.
Buck said: “Paul has done an exceptional job and has made a significant contribution to the success and growth of both Barbour and Barbour International across the UK, US and our global markets. With this promotion, Paul will drive the next exciting phase of the development of our brands and commercial operations globally.”
Barbour has also appointed Neil Parker as managing director of global distributors. He was previously managing director for APAC at Gant and has also worked with Crocs, Tommy Hilfiger, and Levis.
Buck added: “I am also delighted to welcome Neil who will lead the global distributors where his knowledge and experience of marketplace development and brand positioning on a global scale will help us develop and grow in these important markets.”
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