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Claire's appoints new President of Europe

Sophie Smith
12 January 2022

Accessories and jewellery brand Claire's has announced the appointment of Richard Flint as its new President of Europe. 

Reporting to Claire's CEO Ryan Vero, Flint will focus on building Claire's European presence and developing the international supply chain to optimise the flow of products to customers through Claire's channels.

Flint most recently served as Chief Growth Officer and Executive Board Member at HEMA, where he delivered growth through his digital and multichannel leadership and vision.

Prior to HEMA, Flint also served as the Vice President Direct-to-Consumer at Nike, leading the company's business in Greater China.

Richard Flint, Claire's President of Europe, said: "Claire's is a powerful brand with an engaged, global audience and my mission is to expand Claire's international footprint, seamlessly bringing the brand's trendsetting products, memorable in-store experiences and industry-leading ear piercing services to even more customers in Europe, allowing them to express themselves with our brand."

Ryan Vero, CEO at Claire's, said: "Richard brings a wealth of experience, an expert knowledge of the market and a drive for optimising growth, which will be instrumental to our brand positioning and long-term success as a global fashion brand that inspires self-expression. I look forward to working closely with Richard to bring our vision for Claire's to life."

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