LONDON — As part of its push into new markets, the British jewelry e-commerce site has appointed Scott Thomson as managing director.

Thomson’s most recent role was as chief executive of Claudia Schiffer, where he created a number of collaborations. Prior to that, he was managing director at women’s lifestyle footwear brand FitFlop, where he grew the brand from a start-up to an international brand with presence in more than 40 countries.

“Astley Clarke is at an important stage of growth,” a company statement said. “Scott’s wealth of experience in building iconic international brands and his strategic vision is pivotal to establishing Astley Clarke as an international multi-channel, Luxury brand,” said the company’s founder and executive chairman, Bec Astley Clarke.