SuperGroup appoints international and wholesale head Hans Schmitt to board
SuperGroup, the owner of the Superdry clothing brand, has appointed international wholesale managing director Hans Schmitt to its board.
Schmitt will take up his position on the SuperGroup board on 1 May, after having joined the retailer in June 2013. Prior to SuperGroup, Schmitt worked as president EMEA and UK at clothing company Warnaco and has also held senior positions at Hugo Boss.
SuperGroup chairman Peter Bamford said: "Hans has brought extensive international experience to SuperGroup plc. His appointment to the board reflects his personal contribution to date and the significance of our international growth strategy."
Schmitt added: "After eight months in the role I am more convinced than ever in the size of the opportunity for the Superdry brand and feel I can play an important part in helping the team to deliver it."
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