Equestrian footwear and clothing brand Ariat Europe has appointed Mark Newman as its new sales development manager for Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
Newman joins the business from footwear group Wolverine, where he was key account manager for Cat Footwear for two years. He was previously territory account manager for Timberland UK for three years, having joined in 2008.
Newman has also worked at Ecco as regional account manager and Pentland as regional account manager for Kickers.
He said: “Ariat’s expansion into the country lifestyle market is a great opportunity for the brand to secure a premium position in this channel, while showcasing the performance features and technology aspects of the brand.”