// Gant promotes sourcing director of Asia Pacific to executive VP of global markets.
// Appointment comes days after Patrik Söderström is named as new CEO
Gant has promoted sourcing director of Asia Pacific Kate King into executive Vice President of global sourcing, according to a report by Drapers.
King’s primary focus will be to create a sourcing strategy “to deliver product premiumisation, sustainability and speed capabilities”, as Drapers reported.
She will report to Patrik Söderström, who was recently promoted from executive vice president of global markets and sales to chief executive.
Söderström will replace outgoing chief executive Brian Grevy from February 2020.