Clarks appoints new Asia-Pacific and European bosses


Clarks has poached Fossil’s Asia-Pacific senior vice president Jack Quinlan to take on the role as Asia-Pacific regional president for the shoe retailer.

The British retailer has also hired former Boots Opticians managing director Ben Fletcher to be its new managing director for the European region.

Quinlan, who has been with Fossil Group since 2011  and previously with Nike for almost 10 years, will begin with Clarks in August.

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Meanwhile, Fletcher is currently a non-executive director at the British Retail Consortium.

The appointments were made as new three new members for the Clarks board of directors were announced.

Tanya Cordrey and Tobias Zimmerer joined the board as independent non-executive directors, while  Paul Kenyon, Clarks’ incoming chief financial officer, will also join the board as an executive director from August.

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