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Former Adidas Patrik Nilsson appointed chief executive at Gant

Gant has appointed former Adidas boss Patrik Nilsson as its new chief executive, succeeding Dirk-Jan Stoppelenburg, who resigned from Gant in March.

Nilsson, the current president of Adidas North America, will join the company on August 1.

Nilsson has worked at Adidas since 1991, when he joined as head of sales and marketing in his native Sweden. He will be replaced by Mark King, who is currently chief executive of sub-brand Taylormade Adidas Golf.


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