VF Corporation has named Markus Hamm as the new vice president and general manager, Kipling EMEA, effective April 1. Hamm who joined VF in 2004 has held various key sales positions for Jansport and Eastpak, including sales director, direct to consumer and strategic accounts director and most recently […]

New Look has appointed Stuart MacKenzie to its board as a non-executive director, replacing John Gnodde who stepped down on 1 March. MacKenzie has been the CEO of Ethos Private Equity since 2014 and has experience working with portfolio companies across various industries and all aspects of the private […]

Ted Baker has appointed Rachel Osborne as the company’s Chief Executive Officer. The company said in a statement that Osborne, whose appointment will be effective immediately, has more than 20 years’ of relevant brand and retail sector experience. She joined Ted Baker as chief financial officer in November […]

PrettyLittleThing founder and CEO Umar Kamani is donating his salary in March to support small businesses impacted by Covid-19. Kamani said in an Instagram video: “It is important for me, as a human being, to recognise the current situation we find ourselves in and remind you all that I was once a small […]

Store closures, adjusted profit outlooks, tumbling share prices, empty high streets, these are the daily reports the fashion industry is facing during the coronavirus pandemic. But aside from the dire circumstances endured by the big corporate retail players and luxury houses, most of whom will bounce […]

Jewellery brand Pandora has appointed Martino Pessina as its chief commercial officer following its announcement earlier this month to establish a “consumer-focused business with a strengthened leadership team”. Experienced retail executive Pessina will take up the newly established chief commercial […]

Hugo Boss AG has announced that Chief Executive Officer Mark Langer will leave the managing board as of September 30, 2020. The company said in a statement that the decision was taken in mutual consent between Langer and the company and in light of the current challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, […]

Shoe Zone PLC, has announced the departure of non-executive director Charlie Caminada with immediate effect. The company said in a statement that Caminada is stepping down to pursue his other business interests. Commenting on the development, Charles Smith, Chairman of Shoe Zone PLC, said: “Anthony […]

Footwear brand R.M.Williams has named Australian actress Phoebe Tonkin as its newest brand ambassador, marking the first time ever a female has been given the official title in the brand's 88-year history. In a statement, R.M.Williams said the move was a "celebration of the strength of the key female […]

Jean-Philippe Hecquet — the chief executive officer of Lanvin — will step down from his role. He leaves the role after taking the reins of the fashion house in 2018. As the brand looks for the Hecquet’s predecessor, the chairman of Lanvin’s parent Fosun Fashion Group and head of the board of directors […]

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