Private Equity owned footwear brand Hotter has appointed Adam Griggs as Chief Financial Officer.

CEO Ian Watson said: “I am delighted to welcome Adam, whose appointment significantly strengthens our leadership team. His experience in FTSE250 and PE backed companies is the perfect fit for Hotter and he will play a key role in our commercial strategy and development across UK and international markets.”

Adam, who joins Hotter from restaurant chain Bistrot Pierre, will lead the company’s Finance and IT teams. Based in Lancashire and established in 1959, Hotter is an international omnichannel retailer with a growing digital base.