Radley, the premium handbag and accessories brand, has appointed Alan Stone-Wigg to the new position of chief operating officer.
Due to join Radley in January, Stone-Wigg will lead the brand’s retail, e-commerce, wholesale and international divisions. He will report directly to Justin Stead who joined Radley as chief executive in May this year.
Stone-Wigg was previoulsy president of the Timex business unit based in Connecticut, USA and led the development of the group’s brands and sales both in the domestic USA market and internationally.
Prior to that, he was chief operating officer for Sequel AG, based in Switzerland, heading up all operations, including manufacturing in Switzerland of the group’s Swiss made luxury brand Guess Collection.
Commenting on the appointment, Stead said: “Alan and I have worked together for many years during our time at the Fossil group and we are delighted that he will be joining the Radley management team. His proven track record in building strong teams, commercial success at the Timex Group and his considerable international experience will be of significant benefit to us as we deliver our vision and strategy for the Radley brand.”