Dr. Martens is pleased to announce the appointment of Kenny Wilson as Chief Executive Officer. Kenny Wilson has extensive experience of leading high-profile consumer brands, including Levi’s, where he spent 19 years and rose to become President of the Brand in Europe. He is currently the CEO of Cath Kidston, a role he has held since 2011. During that time he has doubled its sales, transformed it into a global brand with more than 220 stores worldwide and diversified its product range to broaden its customer base. Prior to joining Cath Kidston, Kenny was President of Claire’s Stores in Europe.
Paul Mason, Chairman of Dr. Martens, said:
“We are delighted to announce that following an extensive recruitment process we have appointed Kenny Wilson as our new CEO. Kenny brings with him a wealth of experience of working for high profile, well-known, international brands and will be a fantastic leader for our already strong management team. I know that he will make a significant contribution to this great business and we are very excited to welcome him to the company.
As we enter the next phase of Dr. Martens’ history, we are well placed to deliver on our strategic priorities and continue to achieve sustainable, global growth and Kenny is the right person to lead our business through this.”
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