Centric brands, owner and licenser of several fashion brands including BCBG Maxaria and Joe’s Jeans, has announced the appointment of Laura Ritchey to the role of Chief Operating Officer, reporting to CEO Jason Rabin. Ritchey will be responsible for developing the company’s global operating platform, […]

JCPenney has announced the appointment of six vice presidents, each bringing years of leadership, innovation, and expertise to the company. “We continue to build a strong and talented team of leaders at JCPenney who will champion us through our Plan for Renewal,” said Jill Soltau, the company’s Chief […]

With sales faltering, its fashion show canceled and consumers migrating to body positive brands such as Savage x Fenty, a new report by the New York Times came to add another nail in Victoria’s Secret coffin. More than 30 current and former executives, employees, contractors and models interviewed by […]

Shira Sue Carmi has been tapped to be Altuzarra's new CEO. She succeeds Karis Durmer, who is leaving the company to become Scotch & Soda's CEO of the Americas. Durmer officially exits his role in March. Carmi was president of Mansur Gavriel, and was also the founder of marketplace Launch Company. Her […]

Laura Ashley has announced Kwan Cheong Ng is stepping down from his role as CEO and executive director of the British fashion and homeware brand after eight years at its helm. He will remain in the position until 30 April, after which he will stay on the company’s board as a non-executive director. […]

Contemporary clothing label Scotch & Soda is strengthening its executive leadership team with three new hires. Karis Durmer will serve as CEO Americas, reporting to CEO Frederick Lukoff while based in New York effective April 2020. Durmer will be responsible for operations in North and South America. […]

Levi Strauss & Co has elected data science expert Yael Garten to its board of directors amid the US fashion brand’s “digital transformation.” Garten has over a decade of experience in data science and currently directs Siri data science and engineering at Apple. In 2010, she founded gNetics Systems […]

After serving the company for over 20 years as Chairman of the board, Stefan Persson has decided not to stand for re-election at the AGM on May 7, 2020, paving way for current CEO Karl-Johan Persson to succeed him in the role. The company’s board of directors has therefore appointed Helena Helmersson […]

Debenhams has appointed former New Look CEO Stephen Sunnucks as a non-executive director of the British retailer’s parent company, Celine Jersey Topco Limited. Sunnucks was CEO of New Look for four years and has held various senior executive management roles at Gap, taking the role of global president […]

N Brown Group Plc has said that Rachel Izzard will be joining the company as group Chief Financial Officer following the resignation of Craig Lovelace who is leaving to take up a new position. Lovelace, the company added, will work with Steve Johnson, group Chief Executive Officer, and the board to […]

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