By  on December 5, 2013

LONDON — Thomas O’Neill has been appointed  chairman of The Clarks Group, the British footwear firm said Thursday. His appointment is effective immediately.

O’Neill, who is already a non-executive director on the company’s board, succeeds Peter Davies, who the firm said had reached the end of his term in the chairman’s role. O’Neill is a veteran of the retail landscape, having served as ceo of Harry Winston and as president of the Harry Winston Diamond Corp. from 2004 through 2010. He also served as worldwide president for Burberry from 2001 through 2004 and has held senior roles at LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton, Marc Jacobs and Tiffany & Co.

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