Only two weeks after it was acquired by Inverleith, a Scottish based consumer brand investor, the British outdoor clothing brand Montane has appointed Andy Towne as chairman of its refreshed board of directors. Towne is an industry veteran with 25 years of experience in the sports and outdoor industry. Towne began his career in advertising at leading agency, Saatchi & Saatchi, before moving into marketing roles with the likes of Adidas, Helly Hansen and Reebok. In 2008, he became the managing director of Musto, the British sailing and lifestyle clothing brand. Following this, he spent 5 years as executive board member and president of apparel at Amer Sports. Most recently, Towne had specialized in supporting value creation within a number of apparel and lifestyle brands. In his new role at Montane, he will be heavily involved in the international expansion of the brand.