Hotter has appointed Giles Coulson as its first Head of Product Development and Research with the remit of revolutionising the brand’s comfort DNA.

“Giles is a key appointment to our product team, his exceptional international shoe making experience is integral to our plan to move products forward at speed,” commented Ian Watson, Hotter CEO. “Giles has been with us for just three weeks and has already implemented a raft of new product developments; I’m certain he is going catapult our comfort DNA to the next level.”

Giles, who most recently worked at Hudson Shoes in Sri Lanka, has worked in the USA for Rocky Brands, as well as spending time at Clarks and Dr Martens. His 31 year career in product development, sourcing and management of footwear, apparel and accessories
began at SATRA, where he started as a Footwear Technologist.