Olivier Theyskens has been named artistic director of Azzaro. He will be overseeing the brand's couture, ready-to-wear, and accessories collections for men and women. The designers first collection for Azzaro will debut during Paris Couture Week scheduled for July 5 to July 9. Theyskens succeeds Maxime […]

The John Lewis Partnership has announced the appointment of Nina Bhatia as Executive Director, strategy & commercial development. The company said in a statement that Bhatia will join on February 17, reporting to Chairman Sharon White as a member of the new executive team. Commenting on bhatia’s […]

Luxury British outerwear brand Shackleton has appointed former Moncler design director Sam Frenzel as its first-ever creative director. Frenzel, who has worked at Moncler, Valentino, Alexander Wang, and Chloe, will move to Shackleton with immediate effect, as the British brand continues to build its […]

Centric brands, owner and licenser of several fashion brands including BCBG Maxaria and Joe’s Jeans, has announced the appointment of Laura Ritchey to the role of Chief Operating Officer, reporting to CEO Jason Rabin. Ritchey will be responsible for developing the company’s global operating platform, […]

JCPenney has announced the appointment of six vice presidents, each bringing years of leadership, innovation, and expertise to the company. “We continue to build a strong and talented team of leaders at JCPenney who will champion us through our Plan for Renewal,” said Jill Soltau, the company’s Chief […]

With sales faltering, its fashion show canceled and consumers migrating to body positive brands such as Savage x Fenty, a new report by the New York Times came to add another nail in Victoria’s Secret coffin. More than 30 current and former executives, employees, contractors and models interviewed by […]

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, […]

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