Apparel group Vilenzo International NV has named Otto Van Leeuwen as chairman of the company's supervisory board.

Van Leeuwen, the former chairman of Dutch retail purchasing and distribution group Euretco, will join Willem Vile and B Hoogendoorn on the supervisory board.

He would bring his extensive fashion sector management experience to the role, the company said.

Tilburg-based Vilenzo produces apparel under the Van Gils, Bad Boys, Bjorn Borg and Cakewalk brands.