Global Sports and Outdoor brand HI-TEC has appointed two new Global Product Managers positions.

Simon Bryant has been appointed in the role of Global Outdoor Lifestyle Product Manager. Bryant joins HI-TEC from UK based footwear brand Clarks where he specialised in casual and lifestyle product management. Bryant has also held previous product roles at Spanish footwear brand Camper.

Bryant’s main objectives in his new role will be to design, develop and research the many potential growth opportunities for HI-TEC Lifestyle footwear.

Mark Tucker has been appointed in the role of Global Outdoor Performance Product Manager. Tucker is recognised as an Outdoor industry veteran having previously held positions for well respected Outdoor brands Berghaus and Karrimor. His most recent position was Accessories and Apparel Product Manager for Karrimor.

Tucker’s appointment strengthens further HI-TEC’s market share and credibility within the Outdoor footwear market. The main objectives in this new role include brand strategy and direction; research, design and development of the performance products and development of the exclusive HI-TEC footwear technologies.

Hy Rosario, Global Outdoor Director, continues to head up HI-TEC’s Global Outdoor team.