Apparel and soft goods marketer Kellwood Global has appointed Jimmy Choi as its senior VP and managing director of Kellwood Global Asia.

Choi will be responsible for leading strategic sourcing and production for the Asia business unit and will also be a point of liaison between domestic and international Kellwood business units.

He has 25 years of experience in production and supply chain management, having spent his entire career with apparel firm Oxford Industries. His most recent position at Oxford was VP, Asian operations.

"Jimmy has the ideal experience, leadership skills and industry knowledge necessary to accelerate our strategy to develop a world class global sourcing model," said Jeff Streader, president of Kellwood Global.

Kellwood Global manages a major portion of Kellwood's worldwide supply chain activities.