Trekmates has announced the departure of Jonathan Clayton, founder of the British supplier of outdoor accessories, and the appointment of Steve Richards as a non-executive director. Richards has served at two sporting goods retail chains in the U.K., Lillywhites and Allsports. Clayton had been the company's managing director until recently. This title was transferred to Keith Paxton earlier this year. Chris Prentice remains as chairman of the company, which is based in Nottingham.