Ercol Furniture has appointed Antony Maskrey as its director and COO. He will join the company’s board on 3rd September.

Antony has enjoyed a varied and successful career to date, having served as operations director at both Net-A-Porter and Clarks. He joins ercol from Airwair International (Dr Marten’s), where he acted as global logistics director before being promoted to business transformation director.

He has also held senior positions at Nike and Ricoh in Europe, and has an MBA from the IESE Business School in Barcelona. He is currently completing a Master’s in Research at the University of Bath’s School of Management.

Edward Tadros, ercol’s chairman, comments: “We are delighted to welcome Antony to ercol – he will bring a wealth of knowledge, experience and energy to our company. I am confident that his skills and approach will be very beneficial to the continued success of our business in the future.

“Antony will spend four to five weeks becoming acquainted with how ercol works – getting to know our people, customers and suppliers, and building a thorough understanding of our business.”