Paul Mason, ex Asda and Matalan boss, is now the Non-Executive Chairman at Dr Martens. He is succeeding David Suddens, who resigned to pursue other opportunities. Mason is also the current Chairman of Cath Kidston and Mayborn Group. Previously, he has been the EMEA President of Levi Strauss and Chief Executive of Asda, Somerfield and Matalan. Mason’s vast retail experience will be invaluable for Dr Martens as it pursue global growth.
David Suddens has not revealed his next role.