Brands In welcomes two new hires

The licensed fashion apparel outfit welcomes Senior Designer Richard Samms and Business Development Executive William Durzu

Written by Rhys Thomas

Posted 21.08.2019 | Apparel

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Brands In, a leader in licensed fashion apparel, has added two senior appointments to its team as a result of continued growth.

Richard Samms has joined as Senior Designer and William Durzu in a new business development role.

Both join the company with several years’ experience in the licensing industry and report directly to MD, Rick Lowe, who says: “In order to meet the demand of our growing customer base and license roster, we welcome Richard and William to the team to help deliver on the many exciting opportunities that are developing for our business.”

Richard Samms

William Durzu joins Brands In from Global Brands Group and Global Licensing where he held a senior sales role in adult and kids’ fast fashion. His role at Brands In will see him work closely alongside Licensing Director, Sue Stanley and MD, Rick Lowe, to leverage existing licensor relationships, create new partnerships both with brands and retailers, as well as support on new growth opportunities currently being explored in the sector and internationally.

Richard Samms has been a senior designer for a number of years with prior roles at Blues Clothing and Global Brands Group. His new respoinsibility will be to focus on the company’s strong reputation of delivering a time-efficient service from creative to shop floor that is on-trend.

Pictured top: William Durzu

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