Hunter names new UK & Ireland country manager
Hunter has hired Jason Eames-Illingworth as its UK & Ireland country manager.
He will join the company in November and will responsible for the development and growth of the wholesale arm of Hunter Original, the company’s new lifestyle brand which was launched at London Fashion Week earlier this year.
Eames-Illingworth’s most recent role was country manager of Replay UK and prior to that he worked at Wrangler as UK and Ireland commercial director. He has also worked in a similar role at Tommy Hilfiger.
Hunter chief executive James Seuss said: "Jason’s appointment comes at a key time for Hunter, as we grow the Hunter Original category and build on the incredible reaction to our London Fashion Week shows.
"His experience working with Replay, Wrangler and Tommy Hilfiger and his relationships with retailers will enable us to maximise the opportunities that we believe exist for the brand, both in footwear, and apparel and accessories."
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