Esprit picks former Inditex director José Manuel Martínez as new CEO

Esprit Holdings Limited on Tuesday announced the appointment of José Manuel Martínez Gutiérrez as its new group chief executive officer and executive director. Martínez will effectively be seating at his new desk by October 2012. The language used by Esprit to inform about the move spoke of the tall hopes the retail company has deposited on Martínez’ shoulders: “We are delighted that Mr. Martínez, a professional with a wealth of…