Fashion retailer SuperGroup has appointed international and wholesale managing director Hans Schmitt to its board.

Schmitt, who joined SuperGroup in June 2013, will take his seat on the board on May 1.

He is responsible for the trendy brand’s wholesale arm in the both the UK and internationally in Superdry concessions, franchises and wholly owned retail stores.

Schmitt was previously president for Europe, the Middle East and Africa for US fashion giant Warnaco between 2010 and 2012, responsible for brands including Calvin Klein.

He was also held several senior positions within Hugo Boss between 1997 and 2010. 

SuperGroup chairman Peter Bamford said: “Hans has brought extensive international experience to SuperGroup.

“His appointment to the board reflects his personal contribution to date and the significance of our international growth strategy.”