Gant hires new head of wholesale

Steven Kelly joins the lifestyle firm
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Lifestyle firm Gant has appointed Steven Kelly as head of wholesale for Gant UK & Ireland.

Kelly will report directly to Gant’s commercial director Peter Jenkins.

“Having reviewed our commercial structure and given the importance of developing our wholesale business, we have strengthened our wholesale team in order to deliver our plans over the next few years," said Fergus Patterson, MD of Gant UK.

"We are delighted to have Steven on board and look forward to the continued growth of Gant.

"Steven will be responsible for all of our wholesale operation, leading and directing the teams selling Menswear, Womenswear, Kidswear, & Homeware, as well as developing some of our key license businesses that we plan to increase focus on including Footwear, Underwear and Accessories."

Kelly has extensive experience in the fashion sector having worked previously at Wolsey, Marc O’Polo, DKNY and Fred Perry.

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