Damart, the French textiles group best known for its thermal underwear range, has appointed Antoine de Fommervault to the newly-created post of CEO France.

He joins Damart from Toulouse-based firm Bruno Saint-Hilaire where he was deputy CEO.

De Fommervault began his career at French cosmetics group L'Oreal and went on hold senior posts at French lingerie producers Chantelle and Simone Perele.