Ian Rogers, LVMH”s chief digital officer, will be transitioning into an advisory role at the company. The C-suite executive will be joining Ledger, a Paris-based tech start-up. He will be the company’s chief experience officer. Ledger, founded in 2014, protects digital assets like cryptocurrency. Rogers […]

LVMH has named Chris de Lapuente as the new chairman and CEO of the French luxury giant’s Selective Retailing division, effective January. De Lapuente joined LVMH in 2011 as CEO of Sephora, which he led until September 2020. He currently oversees Sephora and Le Bon Marché group, as well as the perfume […]

London-based fashion retailer Matchesfashion has named former global buying director of Yoox Net-A-Porter (YNAP) Group, Elizabeth von der Goltz, as its new chief commercial officer. Von der Goltz has 20 years’ of experience across buying and merchandising roles in the UK and US, and prior to YNAP held […]

Philippe Cassegrain, the president of leather goods manufacturer Longchamp, has died at the age of 83, the group announced in a press release, seen by agency AFP. Cassegrain, who worked at Longchamp for 60 years, died from Covid-19, according to the press release. During his career, he designed the […]

Yoox Net-A-Porter (YNAP) Group has named Geoffroy Lefebvre as new CEO, replacing current CEO and founder of Yoox, Federico Marchetti, effective 4 January. Lefebvre joins from parent company Richemont where he has worked as digital distribution director. He will be replacing Marchetti, who founded his […]

British shopping centre operator Hammerson has appointed Grégoire Peureux as its first-ever chief operating officer (COO). Peureux will join the group executive committee and will concentrate on the performance of strategic initiatives at a group level. With more than 17 years of real estate industry […]

Net-A-Porter managing director Nicola Brandolese has reportedly stepped down from the Italian fashion e-tailer after just one year in the role. It is understood he exited the company last week, an anonymous source told Retail Gazette, though a reason for his departure was not given. Brandolese joined […]

Dick’s Sporting Goods has appointed Lauren Hobart as the company’s new CEO, effective February 1, 2021. Hobart brings more than 25 years of consumer, finance and retail experience and is currently the president of Dick’s Sporting Goods. Prior to this role, she spent 14 years at PepsiCo in various leadership […]

Boohoo has appointed retired judge Sir Brian Leveson to provide independent oversight of the group's Agenda for Change programme which it launched in September following an independent review into the fast-fashion group’s UK supply chain. In his new role, Leveson will report directly to the board and […]

Victoria’s Secret parent company L Brands has named Martin Waters the brand's CEO. Waters will step into his role effective immediately. Waters will report to Stuart Burgdoerfer, interim CEO of Victoria’s Secret and CFO of L Brands. In Addition, Laura Miller has been named chief human resources officer […]

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