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Tiger of Sweden appoints new CEO

Tiger of Sweden, one of the prominent luxury clothing retailers of Sweden, has announced that Hans-Christian Meyer, former President of Ralph Lauren Corporation, will be its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective 1 September, 2017. Meyer, associated with Ralph Lauren since 2006, has more than 25 years of experience with strong and well-established fashion and apparel brands. He has gained vast knowledge from the industry, especially within retail operations and expansions. “I am thrilled to […]

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Dollar General names new EVP & CIO

Dollar General Corporation, an American chain of variety stores headquartered in Tennessee, has announced appointment of Carman Wenkoff as Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer (CIO), effective July 10. He will replace current CIO Ryan Boone, who recently announced his retirement. Wenkoff brings a broad range of experience to Dollar General with success in implementing digital strategies and payment and loyalty solutions at the retail level. Commenting on his appointment, Todd Vasos, Dollar General’s […]

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C&A Europe appoints new CEO

COFRA Holding has announced appointment of Alain Caparros to the position of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for its C&A Europe retail business, effective August 1. He will succeed Philippe Brenninkmeijer in this role. Alain Caparros joins C&A Europe from REWE-Group, a large European food retailer and tourism operator, where he has been a member of the Executive Board since 2004 and CEO since 2006. Commenting on his appointment, Martijn Brenninkmeijer, Chief Executive Officer of COFRA […]

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Stitch Fix hires Paul Yee as CFO

Stitch Fix, an online personal styling service, has announced the appointment of Paul Yee as the company’s as Chief Financial Officer, asserting him with the responsibility of handling the firm’s all financial initiatives, including but not limited to financial planning, accounting, tax, treasury and real estate. Also Read – Clothing retailer Bestseller gets new CFO With diverse leadership experience from brands like Netflix, Sephora, Lululemon, Nike and Walmart, Yee was previously serving as the Global […]

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Brioni appoints new Creative Head

Menswear couture fashion house Brioni has appointed Nina-Maria Nitsche as its new Creative Director, effective from 15 June 2017, bequeathing her with the responsibility of creating the brand’s collections and drive the overall image forward. Also Read – Kering appoints Fabrizio Malverdi as Brioni CEO Nitsche is joining the Kering-owned brand with a deep understanding of the luxury industry having started her career at Maison Martin Margiela in 1989 and worked alongside the designer on […]

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Clothing retailer Bestseller gets new CFO

Denmark-based fashion retailer Bestseller has announced appointment of Thomas Børglum Jensen as new CFO of the company. He will take over the responsibility from former CFO, Lise Kaae, who is going to head Anders Holch Povlsen’s holding company. Thomas is bringing with him a sound international experience from Novo Nordisk, where he has been responsible for divisions in both Malaysia and Switzerland, and most recently fulfilled the role as CFO of their Product Supply division. […]

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Gerber Technology appoints new VP for Global Service and Aftermarket

With the entire apparel value chain undergoing digital transformation and market demands growing every day, organizations are striving hard to adopt automation and digitization to remain competitive. Matching up with the same trend Gerber Technology, the leading apparel technology provider, has appointed Brandy Moore, as the Vice President of Global Service and Aftermarket whose role would be to match up with the changing apparel industry through sales and services. Steve Gore, Senior Vice President, Automation […]

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Thomas Pink aims for brand revamp with new Creative Head

British luxury menswear brand Thomas Pink, which is owned by LVMH – Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton since its acquisition in 1999, has announced the appointment of John Ray as its new Creative Director. An industry stalwart known for his time at Dunhill and as a menswear consultant to Tom Ford at Gucci, Ray joins Thomas Pink with over 25 years of experience on his resume. Also Read – Roberto Cavalli appoints new Creative Director President […]

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Farfetch appoints new CMO

Luxury fashion retailer Farfetch has promoted John Veichmanis to the role of Chief Marketing Officer replacing Stephanie Horton. Veichmanis joined the digital multi-brand retailer in 2015 as the Vice President of Digital Marketing. He has over 20 years of experience, having worked with brands like Dell, Apple, Skype and Expedia. Also Read – Farfetch raises US $ 110 million funding In this new position, he will carry on as a member of the firm’s strategy […]

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Dance apparel brand Capezio ropes in new CEO

Capezio, a business that has been owned and operated by the same family for four generations, has hired its first non-family person as CEO in 130 years of its history. Lynn Shanahan, an industry expert, will step in to lead the dance industry’s most favoured apparel and footwear brand, with immediate effect. Also Read – J.Crew names new CEO Preceding Shanahan’s employment, the CEO post was collaboratively held by 4th generation members of the family […]

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Worth Collection appoints new CEO

Direct-to-consumer women’s fashion apparel firm, Worth Collection that shoulders luxury brand ‘Worth New York’ and contemporary label ‘W by Worth’ has appointed industry veteran Francine Della Badia as the new CEO of the group. With plans of using her leadership and expertise to expand the brand, John Disa, Chairman of the Board believes that Della Badia’s appointment will enable the company to cultivate and implement an omni-channel approach to leveraging technology and augmenting the relationships […]

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Columbia Sportswear restructures executive posts

Outdoor clothing, accessories and equipment retailer Columbia Sportswear has opted for a major restructuring of executive leadership line-up as a part of an on- organizational assessment kick-started by the company in the beginning of 2017. Also Read – Hugo Boss appoints new CFO As a part of the move, Tom Cusick, who is currently the CFO and Treasurer of the company will move up to the position of Executive VP and COO; Franco Fogliato will […]

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SEAMS gets new Executive Director

SEAMS, the national association, voice and authority for the US Sewn Products Industry for over 50 years, has announced appointment of Will Duncan, Founder and CEO – Will Duncan and Associates (WDA) as Executive Director to handle operations of the not-for-profit organization. Will Duncan, a known industry leader and a recognized speaker and fashion industry consultant has over 30 years’ experience in management development, process improvement, team-based manufacturing, plant engineering and lean manufacturing. He was […]

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Hugo Boss appoints new CFO

Hugo Boss, one of the world’s largest fashion company, has appointed Yves Müller as the new Chief Financial Officer. Müller will take care of Investor Relations and Administration within the Hugo Boss Group in his role of CFO. Throwing light on his term commencement, the company informed that it will be no later than January 1, 2018. Began his professional career in 1994, Müller moved to Tchibo GmbH in 1999 where he held various positions in […]

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M&S taps new Strategy Director

Marks & Spencer, a major British multinational retailer, has roped in Melanie Smith as the new Strategy Director. However, the retailer has not detailed her duties yet but mentioned that her role has been “designed to look forward and develop future growth opportunities as the company continues to recover”. She will now become a part of M&S’ Operating Committee and will work alongside the newly appointed Director Jill McDonald. A law graduate from the University of […]

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