Holdsport appoints Kevin Hedderwick as non-exec director

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Sport and outdoor apparel retailer, Holdsport has appointed Kevin Hedderwick as an independent non-executive director.

Hedderwick, who is the group CEO of South African integrated food services business, Famous Brands, will see his appointment take effect from 1 March 2015.

“Mr. Hedderwick is currently the group chief executive officer of Famous Brands Limited and has extensive and relevant business experience,” [DATA HSP:Holdsport] said.

“The board looks forward to him making a meaningful contribution.”

The JSE-listed company comprises the retail divisions Sportsmans Warehouse, Outdoor Warehouse and Performance Brands.

(READ MORE: S.Africa’s Holdsport continues retail expansion)

“The Sportsmans Warehouse division now trades out of 35 stores,” Holdsport said at the release of its 2014 full year results.

“The division opened a new store in Sea Point and closed a store in Amanzimtoti. The Outdoor Warehouse division comprises 20 stores after opening a new store in Rondebosch.”