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Former boss of Jones Bootmaker and Brantano resurfaces

The former chief executive of footwear chains Jones Bootmaker and Brantano UK, David Short, has resurfaced at a firm that operates the retail arm of shoe brand Ecco, Drapers can reveal.

David Short

David Short

David Short

Short has been appointed interim buying, merchandising and logistics director at KRM, an independent retail company that manages all Ecco retail across 18 markets. He will hold the role for six months.

Short, who is based in Switzerland for the new job, left Jones Bootmaker and Brantano in October after eight years.

Former Arnotts CEO David Riddiford was appointed as executive chairman of the two footwear businesses.

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