New appointments to Gill

Gill, the technical sailing apparel brand, has announced the appointment of Simon Bennett to lead international business development, and the promotion of George Kingsnorth to UK sales manager.

Simon joined the Nottingham-based business in November 2015, having spent over 20 years of his career in the action and watersports industry with Sola Wetsuits, Body Glove International and, most recently, as brand manager for Pryde UK where he launched Neil Pryde Sailing.

Bryan Stewart, sales and marketing director at Gill said, “We are really pleased to have Simon on board here at Gill. He brings a wealth of experience from a broad range of watersports and sailing, I know he’s going to be a great addition to our team.” 

Simon added, “I’m delighted to be joining Gill at this extremely exciting period in the brand’s long history. Gill remains at the forefront of the marine technical apparel market, and I’m excited at the prospect of working alongside an excellent team, both in-house and around the globe. We’re ready to drive the Gill brand to the next level.”

In his promotion to Gill UK sales manager, George Kingsnorth will oversee all aspects of the Gill commercial operation, and manage the sales team in the UK and Ireland. This is backed by his extensive experience working with Gill.

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