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 […]

British heritage brand Mulberry has confirmed that Johnny Coca is leaving his role as creative director after five years, at the end of March 2020. Coca joined Mulberry in 2015 from Céline where he served as head design director for leather goods, accessories, shoes and jewellery, replacing Emma Hill, […]

Hugo Boss has named Hermann Waldemer as the new chairman of its supervisory board, effective 7 May. Waldemer has been on the company’s supervisory board since 2015. Prior to joining the German fashion brand, he worked for 25 years at cigarette and tobacco manufacturing company Philip Morris International, […]

Chinese billionaire businessman Jack Ma on Friday offered the United States 500,000 coronavirus test kits and a million masks, as the country faces a shortage of kits for diagnosing the potentially deadly disease. In a statement on Twitter, the founder of e-commerce giant Alibaba said, "drawing from […]

L Brands has said that board member Sarah Nash will be replacing Les Wexner as the chair of the board. The move will happen once L Brands closes on its deal to sell a majority of its stake in Victoria's Secret to Sycamore Partners. At which point, Wexner will step down as CEO of Victoria's Secret and […]

RYU Apparel CEO and president Marcello Leone has stepped down from his position at the helm of the Candian athletic apparel brand. He will stay on the board of directors and has been appointed as executive chairman. Cesare Fazari will replace Leone as CEO on an interim basis. Fazari has over 30 years […]

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