Victorinox has appointed Jason Gallen the new president of the Global Fashion Division. Gallen has been performing duties in this position for the past few months, taking over from Joachim Beer, who left the Swiss company towards the end of last year.
Gallen has served as the senior vice president of the North American Direct since 2010, previously having worked with Original Penguin, Tommy Hilfiger and Gap Inc. in the merchandising and consumer areas. Gallen has been involved with opening 13 Victorinox stores in North America, managing retail development for Victorinox within the wholesale channels. He will be working with artistic director Christopher Raeburn to develop the seasonal collections and the restructuring distribution.
The fashion division for the brand will also see Tom Hurler in the role of Sales Director Central Europe, effective immediately. Hurler has been with the company since 2012. CJ