Barbour , Managing Director UK & Ireland and Global Distributors
Ryan Llewellyn-Pace joined J Barbour & Sons Ltd in May 2013 and was promoted to Commercial Director UK & Ireland in 2016, Managing Director UK & Ireland in 2018 and, most recently, to Managing Director UK & Ireland and Global Distributors in 2019. Ryan’s role includes the general management of all wholesale, DTC operations and global distributor markets for Barbour, Barbour International and Barbour Beacon.
Before joining J Barbour & Sons Ltd, Ryan spent ten years at Canterbury, the world’s biggest rugby brand, joining the company in July 2003 and progressing from Account Manager to Global Sales Director, a position he held from February 2012 to April 2013.
A first-class graduate from Cardiff Business School, Ryan enjoys sport having played rugby for London Welsh RFC and participated in various football, basketball, athletics and volleyball clubs. Passionate about kung fu, he has also obtained the level of 6 degree black belt and is an instructor at his club in Cardiff.