Following the acquisition in September of French luxury menswear label De Fursac, SMCP has announced the appointment of Elina Kousourna as De Fursac’s Chief Executive Officer with effect from November 19, 2019. The company said, she will take over from Edmond Cohen, who will become President of the […]

The Board of Directors of Nike, Inc. has announced that John Donahoe will be appointed as the company’s new President and Chief Executive Officer, effective January 13, 2020 and at the same time, current CEO Mark Parker, who has held the position since 2006 and Chairman, President & CEO since 2016, […]

J. C. Penney Company, Inc. has appointed Brooke Buchanan, a communications executive with over 15 years of experience, will join the company on October 28, 2019, as Senior Vice President, communications, reporting to Jill Soltau, the company’s Chief Executive Officer. The company also said in a statement […]

Under Armour, Inc. has announced that president & chief operating officer (COO) Patrik Frisk will become the company’s new Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective January 1, 2020. Frisk will serve as CEO & President, reporting to Kevin Plank and will join Under Armour’s board of directors. […]

Footwear brand Hotter has named Claire Pearl as its new chief product officer, as part of a restructuring of its executive team. Pearl, who joins from Hobbs, where she was buying and merchandising director, will take direct control of the Hotter footwear brand’s range, structure and development cycle, […]

Adidas Ag has appointed Brian Grevy as executive board member, responsible for Global Brands in place of Eric Liedtke, who has decided to depart from the company after 25. The company said in a statement that at the beginning of next year, Grevy will return to Adidas from clothing brand Gant, where […]

Michael Scheiner has been appointed as the new chief marketing officer of Tommy Hilfiger Global, effective October 28. He joins the PVH-owned fashion brand from Hollister Co., where he served as senior vice president of global marketing. Scheiner brings with him over 15 years of experience with global […]

The Tom Tailor Group has appointed Dr Gernot Lenz as the company’s new CEO in place of Dr Heiko Schäfer effective November 1, 2019. The company said in a statement that Dr Lenz was most recently CEO of the s.Oliver Group and before that, held the positions of COO Tommy Hilfiger Global and PVH Europe […]

LVMH's recent Louis Vuitton factory opening in Texas was supposed to be a celebration of the glory of manufacturing and the jobs that the company would be bringing to the United States, however it was a celebration that didn't take too long to ruin thanks to its association with Donald Trump. As support […]

After serving as creative director of menswear at Helmut Lang for last two years, Mark Howard Thomas has resigned from the position to join Lacoste. Confirming the development to FashionUnited, Lacoste spokesperson said in an email statement: “Lacoste is delighted to welcome Mark Thomas as Director […]

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