Sports brand Umbro has appointed Asda director Stephen Makin to the position of CFO.

Makin, who has also been a Wal-Mart director, will join Umbro at the start of August, replacing Geoff Haslehurst.

CEO Peter McGuigan said: "He brings a wealth of experience in financial management, business development and strategic planning and will be a strong addition to our current management team during this exciting growth phase.

"We would like to thank Geoff Haslehurst for his contribution to the development of Umbro during the last two years and we wish him well for the future."

Umbro designs, sources and markets football-related products, which are sold in over 90 countries.