Global beauty powerhouse Revlon has announced the appointment of Sergio Pedreiro as chief operating officer. The company's board of directors selected Pedreiro for the role, effective immediately. He will report to president and chief executive officer Debra Perelman. "Sergio brings to Revlon a wealth […]

Urban Zen has a new chief executive officer. The lifestyle retailer founded by Donna Karan has appointed Helen Aboah as its head executive, effective immediately. She will lead brand positioning, merchandising and product driven strategies to help create a unique platform for female consumers, based […]

Stefano Tonchi—the former editor-in-chief of Condé Nast-owned publication W who is currently going through a lawsuit with the publishing company—has landed at L’Officiel. According to an announcement made by the publication, he will serve as the title’s first-ever chief creative officer, beginning on […]

Debenhams has appointed Abigail Comber as the British retailer’s new chief marketing officer (CMO), effective 7 January. She will be replacing Erin Brookes who is currently managing the marketing function on an interim basis. Comber spent 24 years working at British Airways, where she most recently […]

Sequential Brands Group, Inc. has announced that brand executive David Conn has been appointed Director and Chief Executive Officer of the company. The company said in a statement that Conn brings with him over 25 years of experience and vast knowledge in brand management and marketing. Most recently, […]

Marks & Spencer has appointed David Surdeau as interim chief financial officer, replacing Humphrey Singer who exited the British retailer on 31 December. Surdeau will begin his new role on 7 January and will report to group chief executive officer Steve Rowe. His previous experience includes 16 years […]

German fashion designer Yolanda Zobel quits fashion label Courreges Friday, less than two years after she was brought in to revive the French fashion label. Her departure comes just a month before she was meant to show her latest autumn winter collection at Paris fashion week. Courreges said she was […]

The rotating door of creative directors continues. In 2019 it was another busy year comings and goings in the fashion industry. FashionUnited created an overview of the most shocking changes of the year in case you missed it. January - Bruno Sialelli new creative director of Lanvin The new owner of […]

Uniqlo founder Tadashi Yanai has resigned from the board of SoftBank. SoftBank says that Yanai's decision to step down from the board is so he can focus on his fashion business. Yanai was one of the only three external members of the board which was dominated by SoftBank executives and heads of its […] co-founders Tom and Ruth Chapman have been awarded OBEs in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours List for their services to the international fashion retail industry. Commenting on the honour, Tom and Ruth Chapman said: “We are delighted to accept these awards on behalf of the many extraordinary […]

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