Dr. Martens ropes in Kenny Wilson as CEO

Footwear player Dr. Martens has appointed Kenny Wilson as the company’s new Chief Executive, reports Fashion Network quoting the Telegraph. The report adds that Wilson joins from UK fashion brand Cath Kidston, where he served in the same role for last seven years.

After Steve Murray resigned in 2017, Dr. Martens was on the lookout for a new CEO. The company’s Chairman Paul Mason acted as an interim chief till the Murray’s replacement was found.

In February this year, Dr. Martens appointed Mathieu Garcia as Global Marketing Director, who joined the business from Ralph Lauren Europe, where he spent twelve years, most recently serving as vice president of marketing.

In its most recent financial results statement released in October for the year to March 2017, Dr. Martens reported revenue growth of 25 percent to reach over 290 million pounds (389 million dollars), while underlying profit increased 27 percent to 37.5 million pounds (50.3 million dollars).

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