Hans Schmitt will join Warnaco in August as managing director, Europe. He succeeds Thomas Axmacher, who has been named managing director of Latin America.

Schmitt, who will be based in London, will oversee all aspects of Warnaco’s commercial business in Europe, and will report to Joe Gromek, president and chief executive officer of Warnaco.

Most recently, Schmitt was with Hugo Boss, where he was senior vice president, EMEA(Europe, Middle East and Africa). He had responsibility for Boss’ wholesale and retail businesses in the region. During his 12-year tenure at Boss, he held a number of posts in Europe and Asia, including Japan.

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