Sportswear brand Asics has named Gary Raucher as executive vice president of a new category organisation - marketing, merchandising and product. As executive vice president of marketing, merchandising and product across the region, Rauncher, who was previously global head of marketing at TomTom, will […]

Chico's FAS, Inc. has announced the appointment of Karen McKibbin as President of its Chico's brand, effective April 1, 2019. In this role, the company said, McKibbin will oversee all business activities for Chico's and will report directly to Shelley Broader, Chief Executive Officer and President of […]

The nomination committee of Hennes & Mauritz AB (H&M) has decided to propose the election of Danica Kragic Jensfelt to the company’s board of directors and that the current board members Stina Bergfors, Anders Dahlvig, Lena Patriksson Keller, Stefan Persson, Christian Sievert, Erica Wiking Häger and […]

Global Fashion Group (GFG) has appointed ex-Guess CEO Victor Herrero to its board as non-executive director and chairman of the sustainability committee. The group, which owns international ecommerce platforms such as The Iconic, Zalora, Dafiti and Lamoda, said that Herrero’s experience in developing […]

Chanel observed a minute's silence ahead of its Paris show on Tuesday in honour of legendary designer Karl Lagerfeld, who died two weeks ago. The models stood silent on the catwalk at the Grand Palais in Paris, which had been turned into an Alpine winter wonderland, and many fashionistas wore black. […]

Ralph Lauren has appointed Jane Hamilton Nielsen as EVP and COO of the company. Nielsen will also continue to retain her role as chief financial officer of the company. Her new role will become effective on March 31. Nielsen became CFO of Ralph Lauren in 2016, and has been instrumental in trying to […]

Stéphane Roche has been announced as the new CEO of ailing French group Vivarte, effective March 4. He will join President Patrick Puy in implementing a relaunch brand for the two company’s two remaining brands, La Halle and Caroll, following the sale of André, Kookai, San Marina, Chevignon and Naf […]

Ted Baker has confirmed that founder and chief executive officer Ray Kelvin has resigned with immediate effect. Kelvin took a voluntary leave of absence from his role as chief executive of Ted Baker in December 2018, after allegations of misconduct were made against him for “forced hugging” and harassment. […]

Longtime chief marketing officer and right hand to Stella McCartney, Stephane Jaspar is leaving the company. Jaspar had been with the brand since 2003, working across PR, marketing, digital and license. His work helped the brand grow as well as expand its mission for sustainability over the past 16 […]

Surprise, surprise: Virginie Viard will not be alone at the creative helm of Chanel. Although she was announced as the label’s new Artistic Director on the day of Karl Lagerfeld’s passing, one week later the French fashion house decided to appoint two people to share the role, according to Vogue. Image […]

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