Aspinal of London is understood to have hired former Burberry director Carmela Acampora as its chief operating officer.
Acampora, who took up the newly created role last week, worked at Burberry as vice president and managing director of emerging markets until last summer. She was at Burberry for almost 14 years. Before that she worked as PR executive manager at food and drinks company PepsiCo.
Aspinal of London, which specialises in leather goods and sells products such as handbags, scarves and purses, has six UK stores and is stocked in department stores John Lewis, Harrods and House of Fraser.
Aspinal of London declined to comment.