Klopman International, a leading European manufacturer of woven fabrics for work wear, protective wear and casual apparel, has appointed a new sales and marketing director.

Peter Lewis, who has worked in Australia, Africa and Germany, will have overall responsibility for the three business areas, together with customer service, planning and logistics, and will be based at the company's London office.

Commenting on the appointment, Klopman International's president and chief executive officer, Giuseppe Rodino, said: "I welcome Peter's arrival and see his appointment as an important move in further strengthening the company's management team."