Sports company PUMA has appointed Daniela Molin to General Manager Accessories and Licensing. She will take over this role from Philippe Le-Bretton, who will take on the position of General Manager PUMA Southeast Asia, both effective as of October 1. In his new role, Le-Bretton succeeds Jose Miguel Gomes de Andrade, who decided to leave the company.
Daniela Molin, who has more than 20 years of product management experience in the sports industry, started her career at PUMA in 1996. Since then, she has held several positions within the company’s Accessories business. As Senior Head of Product Management Accessories, she has contributed significantly to the positive development of the Business Unit over the recent years and will continue to further expand PUMA’s market position in this important segment. She will be based in Herzogenaurach, reporting to CEO Bjørn Gulden.
With Philippe Le-Bretton, PUMA further strengthens its management team in the Asian Pacific market. Le-Bretton has been with PUMA since 2007 and looks back on almost 20 years of experience within the sports and fashion industry with brands such as Lacoste Accessories (Licence of Samsonite) and Longchamp. Before his role as General Manager Accessories and Licensing, he held leading positions at PUMA such as Head of Sales for PUMA’s APAC region. Le-Bretton will be based in Singapore, reporting to CEO Bjørn Gulden.