The British Fashion Council board has named Farfetch chief strategy
officer, Stephanie Phair as its new chair, replacing Dame Natalie Massenet
whose five-year tenure came to a close at the end of 2017. ...
Sportswear giant Nike has named a new vice president, general manager of
global women’s and a vice president, general manager of global running to
support the accelerate of its categories.
Media agency Zenith has appointed former John Lewis exec Cassandra
Stevens to the newly created role as global commerce director, as it looks
to offer and to help clients integrate their marketing ...
French department store group Galeries Lafayette has named Clara Cornet
as creative and merchandising director of its future Champs-Elysées
flagship store, which will open in Paris in 2019.
Fashion industry veteran Ralph Toledano, who previously served as the
chief executive of Chloé, has been named chairman of Victoria Beckham
Limited, effective immediately.
The appointment follows ...
Roger Vivier has confirmed that its longtime creative director Bruno
Frisoni is to leave the label by “mutual agreement” at the end of his
Frisoni, who has been at the helm ...
Australian swimwear brand Seafolly has named former DKNY commercial
head, Paul Kotrba as its new chief executive officer, to “further develop
its global growth potential”.
Kotrba is an experienced ...
Finnish design company, Marimekko, known for its original prints and
colours, has named Satu Maaranen as head designer of ready-to-wear, bags
and accessories, with immediate effect.
Trade show firm Igedo Company has named Ulrike Kähler as its second
managing director to sit alongside Philipp Kronen as the business divides
responsibilities within its management team.
Budget retailer Primark has confirmed that Paula Dumont Lopez has been
appointed as trading director and will join the company on January 12.
Dumont Lopez who Primark describes as having a “wealth ...
Superdry has appointed Dennis Millard as a senior independent director
and John Smith as a non-executive director, with effect from February 1,
Millard, who is currently the chairman of Halfords ...
Luxury French conglomerate Kering has named Grégory Boutté as chief
client and digital officer, effective immediately.
Boutté, who most recently worked for start-up Udemy, which provides 15
VF International has announced a number of senior leadership changes
within its Europe, Middle East and Africa jeanswear organisation.
Johan De Niel has been promoted to vice president of Wrangler ...
Arcadia’s flagship brands Topshop and Topman has named Anthony
Cuthbertson as global design director.
Cuthbertson, who was most recently design director of Just Cavalli and
previously served as ...
Olivela, the philanthropic luxury retail e-commerce platform founded by
social entrepreneur Stacey Boyd, has named former Barneys exec Christopher
Martinez as executive creative director.
Designer outlet group McArthurGlen has appointed Tom Enraght-Moony to
the newly created role of chief customer officer to support the groups
ambitions to deliver “an outstanding service to customers ...
Luxury online retailer Mytheresa.com has named Richard Johnson, former
Matchesfashion.com commercial director, as its new chief commercial officer
to oversee all buying and merchandising.
AIM-listed flash sales retailer MySale has named Charles Butler as a new
independent non-executive director with immediate effect.
Butler was until recently chief executive officer of Market Tech
Italian eyewear manufacturer Marcolin has announced some “strategic
changes” to its senior management, including the appointment of Giovanni
Zoppas as the chief executive officer of the joint venture ...
Fashion flash sale website ShowroomPrivé has named Thomas Kienzi as
chief financial officer, to succeed Nicolas Woosen, who is departing the
company in the next few weeks.
Kienzi joined ShowroomPrivé ...
Derek Lovelock has confirmed that he is to stand down as chairman of
British fashion retailer Jack Wills by the end of 2017, after joining the
board a year ago to "pursue other interests".
The fashion ...
Footwear and accessories retailer Dune London has named James Radford as
its new international and wholesale director to drive forward the brand’s
Former general manager ...
Outdoor apparel and footwear brand The North Face has named Tim Hamilton
as head of global creative, effective immediately.
Hamilton, a veteran designer of more than 20-years experience in design
American fashion designer Alexander Wang has stepped down as chief
executive of his namesake label, effective immediately, and will be
replaced by former Goop and Martha Stewart Omnimedia executive Lisa
Japanese jeweller Tasaki has named New York-based fashion designer
Prabal Gurung as the brand’s new creative director.
The luxury jeweller tapped Gurung to “play a leading role” in the
Sportswear brand Kolon Sport China has named Chinese designer Masha Ma
as its creative director, as it continues to reposition itself as a major
Ma, who already has a critically ...
Lyst, the fashion search platform, has promoted Jenny Cossons to the
newly created role of chief partnerships officer.
Cossons, who joined Lyst in 2014 as head of partnerships, will now be
Leading eyewear group Marcolin has appointed Davide Rettore as its new
chief executive for North America, who is returning to the group after
three-years with Kering, where he served as global brand ...
Luxury e-commerce group Net-a-Porter has named former Bergdorf Goodman
executive Elizabeth von der Goltz as its new global buying director.
Von der Goltz, who most recently held the position of ...
Tom Ford International has promoted Brain Blake to president and chief
operating officer, effectively immediately, replacing Tom Mendenhall who
has left the label to “pursue other opportunities”.