OTB has announced the appointment of Massimo Piombini as CEO of Diesel Group. The company said in a statement that he will join the Italian-based company in February 2020 and report to OTB CEO Ubaldo Minelli. “Diesel is an icon that changed the industry with its lifestyle approach, pioneering product […]

Tapestry, Inc. has said that Anna Bakst, the chief executive officer and brand president of Kate Spade, will be departing the company at the end of the calendar year. The company added that it has commenced a search for her successor and during the interim period, Joanne Crevoiserat, Tapestry’s chief […]

Balmain has appointed Jean-Jacques Guével as its new CEO, effective February 2020. The news comes after the Paris label announced earlier this month previous CEO Massimo Piombini would depart for personal reasons after two years at the helm of the company. In his new role, Guével will be tasked with […]

Macy's Inc. has announced the addition of Torrence Boone to its board of directors, bringing the board's total membership to 12. Boone will serve on the nominating and governance committee. “Macy’s is an established leader in the retail industry, and I am excited to serve on the board of directors during […]

British fashion retailer Topshop is losing its chief executive officer, Paul Price. According to the Press Association, who first reported the news, Price—who joined the company in September 2017—will be returning to the United States for personal reasons and leaves the brand’s parent company, Arcadia, […]

True Religion has named a new creative director, who is not new to the brand. Zihaad Wells has returned to True Religion as creative director, effective immediately, after having previously worked as the brand's vice president of design from 2006 through 2017. As creative director, Wells will be responsible […]

Columbia Sportswear Company has announced that Sarah A. Bany, a longtime director of the company has decided to step down effective immediately, in order to focus on administering Gert Boyle’s estate. “It has been my great honour to serve as a director of Columbia Sportswear since 1988,” said Bany in […]

Lululemon Athletica Inc. has announced that Stuart Haselden, Chief Operating Officer and EVP, International, will leave the company, effective January 10, 2020, in order to assume a leadership position outside of the apparel industry. The company said in a statement that Chief Technology Officer, Julie […]

Online fashion retailer N Brown Group has appointed Daniel Joy as its new financial services CEO, effective 6 January. Joy has spent the last 11 years at Ikano Bank AB, where he worked as UK country manager and most recently as chief commercial officer. He was also credited with leading the company’s […]

Casual clothing, accessories and footwear brand Lands’ End has named Constanze Freienstein as its new managing director, Europe, as it looks to strengthen its European leadership team. In her new role, Freienstein will oversee Lands’ End’s European business, including developing and executing strategies […]

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