Alexander Kohnstamm has been appointed as the new Executive Director of Fair Wear Foundation (FWF). Kohnstamm holds vast experience working at NGOs and international businesses most recently as director of external affairs at PharmAccess Foundation, an organisation dedicated to connecting more people […]

In a move that is termed rare in case of global ecommerce giant Amazon, the company has axed several hundred jobs at its Seattle headquarters and elsewhere, according to a Seattle Times report. Quoting sources familiar with the development, the report added that these layoffs are primarily focused on […]

Valentino has roped in Isabelle Harvie-Watt as its new Chief Marketing Officer, reports Business of Fashion. She would be joining the business on April 16, 2018. Her responsibilities at Valentino include overseeing marketing and communications for the company, reporting directly to CEO Stefano Sassi. […]

Net-A-Porter has appointed Nayla Touma as the Buying Director overseeing shoes, handbags and accessories, reporting into Elizabeth von der Goltz, Global Buying Director. In her new position, the company said, Touma will lead the global buying strategy across the rapidly growing shoe, bag and accessory […]

Sequential Brands Group, Inc. has signed a multi-year partnership with NBA legend Kevin Garnett as the Creative Director and Global Brand Ambassador for basketball brand And1, as it celebrates the 25th anniversary year. "For 25 years, And1 has remained synonymous with the game of basketball and its […]

Boardriders, Inc. just announced a couple executive leadership changes. In the wake of the loss of chief executive officer, Pierre Agnes, the company has moved forward with three individuals in new leadership roles. After he was confirmed to be lost at sea, Boardriders has taken steps to confirm Boardriders […]

Fashion house Sonia Rykiel has appointed Julien Soyez its new Chief Marketing Officer, reports Fashion Network. The company was acquired by Chinese investment firm First Heritage Brands and celebrates its fiftieth anniversary this year. In this newly created role, the report added, Soyez in collaboration […]

Hudson’s Bay Company (HBC) has appointed Helena Foulkes as Chief Executive Officer, effective February 19, 2018. The company said, Foulkes joins HBC from CVS Health, where she served as executive vice president of CVS Health and president of CVS Pharmacy. "Helena is a transformational leader who will […]

Lululemon Athletica Inc’s chief executive Laurent Potdevin has resigned from his current position and as a member of the company's board of directors, effective immediately. The company said in a statement that Lululemon expects all employees to exemplify the highest levels of integrity and respect […]

Roger Vivier has confirmed that its longtime creative director Bruno Frisoni is to leave the label by “mutual agreement” at the end of his current contract. Frisoni, who has been at the helm at Roger Vivier for the past 16 years, will present his last collection for the brand for autumn/winter 2018 […]

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