New Creative Director at GantWednesday, 07 April 2010
Traditional American style clothing company Gant announced the appointment of Bob Andrews as the new Creative Director. Andrews will have the overall responsibility for the design and product development for all collections under the Gant brand and hell join the company 15th April 2010.
Brought up in the US, Andrews graduated in 1982 with a BFA from Parsons School of Design in New York City. Previously he worked at Polo Ralph Lauren and was promoted in 1998 to Senior Vice-President of Design for mens and womens Accessories.
Gant is a lifestyle brand launched in New Haven, USA in 1949. Since then the brand has been further developed, taking influence from Europe, and today enjoys a global presence min over 60 countries with close to 600 stores and 4.000 selected retailers. The collections comprise clothes for men, women and kids. In 2009 brand sales amounted to MSEK 7,900.