Corporate apparel firm Superior Uniform Group Inc on Monday announced Ron Klepner had been appointed to the newly-created position of vice president of marketing, effective immediately.

The Florida-based company said the 53-year-old, who was most recently president of the Martin's uniform division, will assume the responsibility of oversight of all marketing activities for all uniform divisions.

It also announced the promotion of Charles Sheppard to vice president of manufacturing and distribution, where he will assume overall responsibility for the manufacturing and distribution of all of Superior's products.

CEO Michael Benstock said: "Superior is fortunate to have within its ranks these talented and committed employees. We feel strongly that in their respective roles they will help lead Superior and its future growth.

"I look forward to working more closely with Ron and Charles as we strive to achieve even greater levels of success."