Paul martin isabelle philippe photo 2016

New MD takes the reins at Sequel UK

Sequel UK has appointed a new managing director following the retirement of Vicki Uttridge.

Former finance director Paul Martin has been promoted to run the company and will be responsible for directing the UK business and overseeing day-to-day operations.

Martin has been with business since October 2013 following 20 years in the retail industry.

“I am pleased to take the position of managing director,” he said. “I look forward to working closely with the team to bring the Guess and Gc business to the next level.”

Sequel UK’s sales and marketing director Isabelle Philippe has also been promoted to vice president of sales and marketing.

Philippe will be responsible for “defining the strategic direction for each of the brands along with her team and will be responsible for the development of the UK business covering sales, marketing and field activity”.

The WatchPro Hot 100 2015 Brand Champion has been with the Guess and Gc brands for more than 10 years working internationally before joining Sequel UK in 2011.

Sequel, a Timex company, holds the watch license for Guess and Gc fashion brands.

James Buttery

Editor of WatchPro, the WatchPro Hot 100 and The Luxury Report.

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