GERMANY: Hugo Boss names Andreas Stockert as COO
German fashion group Hugo Boss AG today (28 April) named Dr Andreas Stockert as its new chief operating officer (COO), taking up the post on 1 June.
Dr Stockert will be responsible for purchasing, production and logistics.
He comes to the role with experience in fashion and consumer goods, most recently, as senior vice president for international logistics firm Kühne + Nagel Management AG based in Switzerland.
"Dr Andreas Stockert has both a profound knowledge of logistic and supply chain management as well as the affinity to the apparel industry which is essential to Hugo Boss AG, and will well complement the managing board", said Dr Hellmut Albrecht, chairman of the company's supervisory board.
Stockert's appointment comes two months after Hugo Boss pulled out of hiring Klaus-Gerhard Bierbrauer as COO.
The post has been vacant since December, when Hans Fluri become chairman of parent group Red & Black Lux Sàrl.
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