Marcolin Group announces appointment of head of UK, Nordics & DACH


Marcolin, a worldwide leading company in the eyewear industry, announces strategic leadership changes in the UK and the Nordics.

Stephan Hinkerode, current general manager of Marcolin Deutschland GMBH, will take on the role of head of UK, Nordics & DACH, reporting directly to Antonio Jové, Marcolin’s head of EMEA. Hinkerode, who has led Marcolin Deutschland GMBH since 2016, has a strong background in the eyewear industry, including past responsibility for the development of prestigious luxury brands in the segment.

The new leadership structure further strengthens Marcolin’s presence in the UK and the Scandinavian markets as well as the DACH region, creating new synergies between these key European markets and reinforcing Marcolin’s commitment to be the best partner and offer the best service to its customers. The individual markets will maintain their current local reference points and offices in London, Stockholm and Cologne for continuity and an efficient operative business.

Marcolin’s global network consists of 14 subsidiaries worldwide, in Europe (Benelux, DACH, France, Italy, Nordics, Spain, UK), Russia, America (US, Brazil), Asia (Hong Kong, Shanghai, Singapore) and Australia (Sidney), 2 joint ventures (Mexico and UAE) and distributes its products in more than 125 countries.