French clothing and footwear group Aigle International has announced the appointment of François Le Joncour as director of operations.

He also takes a seat on the group's executive committee. 

Le Joncour, 41, joins Aigle from lingerie firm Chantelle where has was director of logistics. His previous posts included spells with Decathlon, Auchan Hungary and  KPMG.

Aigle is owned by Swiss group, Maus Frères - whose brands also include Lacoste, Gant, Parashop - and which recently appointed ex-Carrefour chief, Jose Luis Duran, to take charge of its international activities.

By Stuart Todd.