TMC, Ltd., owner of the Nuyarn and Herculan technologies and innovators in the performance yarn and fabric space, hired Timo Pape as director of business development in Europe. The company said in a release that Pape “is an experienced corporate entrepreneur with a track record as a product creator and brand strategist and brings over 20 years of experience in the performance and outdoor footwear and apparel industry across Europe, North America and Asia.”
As director of business development Europe for TMC, Pape is responsible for supporting the continued growth of Nuyarn and Herculan by advancing partnerships with brands looking to enhance their apparel, footwear and hardware ranges with its performance wool. Pape will also work as a Nuyarn brand ambassador with Expedition Cooperative.
“We are thrilled to have Timo join the team,” said Andy Wynne, CEO of TMC, Ltd. “With his background as a product director and expeditionist, he brings invaluable insights into the needs of our core customer and has deep expertise in delivering market-aligned products. This new position with Timo at the helm will strengthen our relationships with brands and drive growth throughout the European market.”
“I’ve been a fan of Nuyarn for many years and am honored and excited to be joining the TMC team,” said Pape. “As a consumer, expeditionist, customer, and industry veteran, I know firsthand that Nuyarn and Herculan technologies can deliver unique performance properties to elevate a brand’s product propositions, and I am looking forward to developing the growth of this technology with the right partnerships and collaborations.”
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