Detmold, 19. August 2014 – Wortmann increases its business activities
outside of Europe. Since April 2014 Jan Brinkmann, as President-CEO of the
recently established Tamaris USA Inc., is responsible for the sales and
marketing of the shoes and accessories of the Tamaris brand in North America.
The USA subsidiary is the most recent member of the Detmold based Wortmann
Group and is set to establish the Tamaris brand on the American market.
Brinkmann, who has already held various management positions at well -known
shoe brands, studied business economics specializing in international marketing.
He has been living and working in the USA since 2002. Before the sales manager
joined the Wortmann Group, he worked - amongst other roles – as Area Manager at
Rieker for four years, where he was responsible for the markets of Great
Britain/Ireland, USA, Canada, Asia and Oceania.
The Wortmann Group which had a
turnover of more than 1 billion euros in the last business year, is one of the
biggest shoe production and distribution companies in Europe. The company is
represented with its own subsidiaries in eight locations in Europe, a further
eleven in Asia and now also in the USA. The company group has approximately
1,100 employees worldwide.