J. C. Penney Company, Inc. has announced the appointment of James (Jim) DePaul, an executive with nearly 25 years of retail experience, as Executive Vice President of stores, effective August 5, 2019, reporting directly to Jill Soltau, the company’s Chief Executive Officer. The company said, he will […]

Gucci was serious when it announced plans to improve diversity. The Italian luxury brand has appointed Renée E. Tirado as its first global director of diversity and inclusion. She will lead international efforts to position Gucci as a diverse, multi-cultural brand. Tirado's first plan of action will […]

Lanvin has named Ryan Petz their new director of public relations. Previously, Petz was an associate director at PR Consulting. Petz will work alongside Lanvin's U.S. PR coordinator Julie Deng. Petz began his new role this week at Lanvin's New York headquarters. He will be reporting to Paolo Montorio-Archer, […]

Ann Munson Steines has been the named as the new executive vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary of Nordstrom. She joins the department store chain from Macy's, where she held a similar role. As a member of Nordstrom's executive team, Steines will oversee the company’s legal and risk […]

Alice + Olivia has hired Danielle Vreeland has their new senior director of global public relations, celebrity and VIP. Vreeland begins her new role today. Vreeland was previously director of public relations and VIP at Zac Posen. She's also held stints at Donna Karan Co. as celebrity manager where […]

After QuattroR SGR purchased 60 percent stake of Trussardi S.p.A. in February, the company has now announced the appointment of industry veteran Maela Mandelli as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer, effective September 2019. The company also said that Giuseppe Pinto joined the firm as Chief Operating […]

Polimoda’s Director Danilo Venturi has announced the appointment of Massimiliano Giornetti as Head of Fashion Design Department starting the upcoming fall semester. “Observing the crisis of large retailers, I think that fashion will soon need a new wave of creativity and well-made products. Polimoda […]

Prince Harry's wife Meghan will guest edit the September issue of iconic fashion magazine British Vogue, which will see her in "candid conversation" with former US first lady Michelle Obama. The edition, entitled "Forces for Change", will feature 15 women "united by their fearlessness in breaking barriers", […]

Superdry has announced the appointments of Georgina Harvey and Faisal Galaria to its board, with effect from July 29, 2019. The company said, Harvey will become Chairman of the remuneration committee from the same date. Commenting on the new appointments, Peter Williams, Chairman of the board of Superdry, […]

Ascena Retail Group, Inc. has promoted Dan Lamadrid, currently SVP, finance and chief accounting officer to Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, effective August 4, 2019, replacing Robb Giammatteo, who informed the company that he intends to leave the company at the end of August. The […]

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