Rod Manley has been appointed Chief Marketing Officer at Burberry, effective January 1. He will be based in London and lead all Marketing, Communications and Creative Media teams, reporting to the company’s CEO Marco Gobbetti. “Rod’s experience and expertise will be invaluable as we continue to strengthen […]

Dr Rachel Schreiber has been announced as the new Dean of Parsons School of Design, the New York art and design college renowned for its fashion program. Famous alumni include Alexander Wang, Anna Sui and Jason Wu. Schreiber will be succeeding Joel Towers, who will step down on July 1 after a 10-year […]

Anthony Chalhoub, co-CEO of Middle East retailer Chalhoub Group, has passed away Monday from cancer, at the age of 63, according to a company statement. Founded in 1955 by his parents, the Chalhoub Group operates over 600 luxury boutiques in the region, including Dior, Louis Vuitton and Fendi. In total, […]

Global Brands Group Holding Limited has announced two key executive appointments as part of the group’s new vision for long-term strategic growth. The company said, Ronald Ventricelli has been named Global Chief Operating Officer and President of North America, a newly created role at the group, and […]

Benetton Group Srl has said in a statement that in March 2019, Ugo Giorcelli will join the company as its new General Staff Manager, responsible for administration and finance, taxes, IT, HR-organization, centralised purchasing and general services. With a degree in business and economics from Milan’s […]

Kering has announced that the company’s board of directors has decided to co-opt Financière Pinault, represented by Héloïse Temple-Boyer, as the replacement for Patricia Barbizet, vice-chairman of the board, who has decided to leave. Commenting on Barbizet’s departure, François-Henri Pinault, Chairman […]

Luxury online retailer Moda Operandi has named Puja Clarke as senior vice-president of fashion buying and e-commerce. Clarke joins from Tesla, where she served as general manager of global merchandise and e-commerce. Prior to that, Clarke was vice president of global retail merchandising at Marc Jacobs, […]

Laura Ashley Holdings Plc has announces that its chairman Tan Sri Dr Khoo Kay Peng has retired and is stepping down with immediate effect. Tan Sri Dr Khoo, who has been chairman for the UK brand since 1999, will be replaced by Andrew Khoo Boo Yeow, Non-Executive Director of the Company and current Executive […]

INTERVIEWWith over 19 years of experience in the intimates business, Lucy Litwack lives and breathes lingerie. She’s held senior roles at Victoria’s Secret, Bendon and La Perla, in addition to having been the mastermind behind David Beckham’s bodywear range for H&M. Since 2014, she serves as the CEO […]

Alessandro Corsi has been offered the role of Chief Financial Officer at Salvatore Ferragamo, following the resignation of Ugo Giorcelli, the company informed in a statement. He will start working on January 11. Corsi first joined the company in 2003, within the Planning and Control department, after […]

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