Contemporary clothing label Scotch & Soda is strengthening its executive leadership team with three new hires. Karis Durmer will serve as CEO Americas, reporting to CEO Frederick Lukoff while based in New York effective April 2020. Durmer will be responsible for operations in North and South America. […]

Levi Strauss & Co has elected data science expert Yael Garten to its board of directors amid the US fashion brand’s “digital transformation.” Garten has over a decade of experience in data science and currently directs Siri data science and engineering at Apple. In 2010, she founded gNetics Systems […]

After serving the company for over 20 years as Chairman of the board, Stefan Persson has decided not to stand for re-election at the AGM on May 7, 2020, paving way for current CEO Karl-Johan Persson to succeed him in the role. The company’s board of directors has therefore appointed Helena Helmersson […]

Ted Baker plc has announced that following a thorough search process, Jennifer Roebuck, currently a non-executive director on the company’s board, will be taking up the newly created leadership role of Chief Customer Officer (CCO) in the business. Commenting on Roebuck’s appointment, Sharon Baylay, […]

N Brown Group plc has announced the appointment of Vicky Mitchell as a Non-Executive Director with immediate effect. The company said in a statement that Mitchell will chair the group’s financial services board committee in addition to becoming a member of the audit and risk committee. Mitchell, the […]

After over a year of searching, J.Crew has appointed a new chief executive officer. Jan Singer, formerly chief executive of Victoria's Secret, will lead the brand effective February 2. She will join the board of directors and take responsibility for all aspects of J.Crew and J.Crew Factory businesses. […]

Columbia Sportswear Company has appointed President and CEO Tim Boyle as Chairman of the company’s board. The company said in a statement that its board of directors also appointed long-time serving board member Andy Bryant as Lead Independent Director. “We feel fortunate to have a seasoned leader like […]

The fashion industry is as partial to a conspiracy theory as it is a trend. The whispers in the corridors of Milan and Paris fashion weeks are suggesting Belgian designer Raf Simons may be making alliances with the Prada Group, to head up its sister label Miu Miu. According to WWD, Miu Miu has moved […]

Alegra O'Hare, the chief marketing officer of Gap, has left the company after less than a year. Gap Inc. plans on revamping the role and installing someone new eventually. O'Hare had originally joined Gap in February 2019 coming from Adidas. Unfortunately for the executive, she joined Gap Inc. at one […]

Silicon Valley-based intimate apparel company Ruby Ribbon has named Clint McKinlay as its new CEO. In his new role, McKinlay is tasked with leading the company into a new era of scaled growth, focused on further development of the direct sales force, as well as strengthening the brand's leadership in […]

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