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Sears gets new CFO in six months

American holding company Sears Holdings has recently announced appointment of Rob Riecker, the company’s controller and head of capital market activities as the new Chief Financial Officer. He will succeed Jason Hollar, who was appointed CFO in October last year. “Earlier this year, we initiated a strategic restructuring program and committed to improving our operating performance and financial flexibility in a very challenging retail environment,” Edward Lampert, CEO of Sears Holdings, said in a statement, […]

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Balenciaga on hiring spree!

In an effort to strengthen its top-level leadership and build a better core for the luxury house, Balenciaga taps in Daphné Cousineau as President of Europe. Beginning her luxury career at Céline in 2005, Cosineau is entering the Parisian fashion house from her position as Global Sales Director of Lanvin; she has also worked at Valentino France where she held the position of Managing Director till 2014. Also Read – Kering ropes in new CEO […]

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Rebekka Bay joins Uniqlo as Creative Director of NY Innovation Centre

Japanese fast fashion brand, Uniqlo, has announced appointment of Rebekka Bay as Creative Director of the new research and development centre in New York, effective May 1. After taking charge, Bay will report to Yuki Katsuta, Uniqlo’s Global Head of Research and Development and Senior Vice President of Fast Retailing. Also Read – Uniqlo will draw out from US if BAT comes into effect The research centres of Uniqlo located in Tokyo, Shanghai, Los Angeles […]

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Michael Kors hires new man to lead finances

American luxury accessories and ready-to-wear fashion house, Michael Kors has announced the appointment of Thomas J. Edwards, Jr. as their new Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operating Officer and Treasurer who will join the company immediately. Edwards is succeeding Joseph B. Parsons who has been with the company for 13 years. Parsons will continue in his position till the expiration of his contract on August 1, 2017 and plans to retire after the […]

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Marks & Spencer Reliance India gets new MD

Marks & Spencer Reliance India has named James Munson as the new Managing Director of the company. His appointment has come after his predecessor Venu Nair is set to leave on April 20. Munson is expected to resume his new role in the company in May. In the new role, he will be responsible to grow Marks & Spencer’s joint venture business in India with Reliance Retail. India is home to Marks & Spencer’s 57 […]

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Aerosoles names new CEO

Aerosoles, a leading global footwear company, has announced appointment of Denise Incandela to the position of Chief Executive Officer of the company. Denise has also been appointed to the company’s Board of Directors. She has delivered growth and transformation for brands and specialty retailers for over 20 years.   Incandela’s appointment to the position took place as current Chief Executive Officer and President R. Shawn Neville is set to assume the role of Executive Chairman […]

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Jil Sander names Luke and Lucie Meier as Creative Directors

Following the departure of former Creative Director Rodolfo Paglialunga in March, Jil Sander announced the hiring of husband and wife duo Luke and Lucie Meier as Creative Directors of the brand. While both the designers have individual resumes worth flaunting in the fashion world, this will be the first time they will work together in a design capacity. “We feel proud and honored to join this beautiful brand,” the couple stated after the announcement, adding, […]

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Coach appoints Ian Bickley for a newly created role

Prominent American luxury design house Coach has elevated Ian Bickley, currently President, International Group for the Coach brand, to the new role of President, Global Business Development and Strategic Alliances for Coach Inc., effective July 2, 2017. In this role, Bickley will continue to report directly to Victor Luis, CEO of the company and will be responsible for strategic partnerships across brands. Bickley will have oversight of the company’s global real estate development and will […]

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Hudson’s Bay appoints new CEO for Europe

Hudson’s Bay Company has announced the appointment of Wolfgang Link as Chief Executive Officer of HBC Europe, effective May 1, 2017. He will lead the company’s expansion and growth strategy for the European business including Galeria Kaufhof, Galeria Inno, and the entrance of Hudson’s Bay and Saks OFF 5TH. Reporting to HBC’s Chief Executive Officer, Jerry Storch, Dr. Link will oversee the European management team. Commenting on his appointment Jerry Storch, CEO stated: “We are […]

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Benetton’s CEO takes exit route

Marco Airoldi, CEO, Benetton, an Italian fashion retailer, has stepped down from his post after serving the company since 2014. His official exit is marked on 16th May. The company thanked the outgoing Airoldi, saying “He contributed to the definition and subsequent launch of the company refocus and relaunch plan.” In another management shuffle, Tommaso Brusò has been tapped as the new Chief Operating Officer to help the company return its business to growth in the […]

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Coach designates Joshua Schulman as brand President & CEO

Prominent American luxury design house Coach has announced the appointment of Joshua Schulman for the role of President and CEO of the brand, effective June 5, 2017 onwards. Schulman will be in control of ‘all aspects of the brand globally’ in the newly-created role, and will report directly to Coach CEO Victor Luis. Also Read – Coach And Rodartes Latest Collaboration Is Out Now “I’ve known Josh for many years and had always hoped to […]

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Hudson Jeans gets new President

US-based Differential Brands Group, which owns various fashion brands like Hudson Jeans, Robert Graham and SWIMS, has announced the appointment of Matthew Fior as the new President of Hudson Jeans with effect from 10th April. Prior to this, Fior was serving as Chief Merchandising Officer at Lucky Brand jeans, where he was responsible to boost sales in the wholesale and retail arenas, expand e-commerce and international sales and doing more licensing. He also worked with other global brands including Levi Strauss & […]

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Deckers Brands gets new VP

US-based footwear and outdoor apparel Deckers Brands has appointed Stefan Bernard as Vice President EMEA for the Performance Division. The newly appointed VP has been tasked with positioning the Hoka One One running brand and outdoor label Teva. Before joining here, Bernard has working experience with Apple, Hewlett Packard and Garmin, specializing in brand positioning on the running and lifestyle markets. Deckers Brands is a global leader in designing, marketing and distributing innovative footwear, apparel […]

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Burberry hires Sabrina Bonesi as its new Design Director

Current CEO of iconic fashion brand Burberry, Christopher Baily, has roped in Sabrina Bonesi, a Christian Dior alumni specializing in accessories, as the new Design Director of Leather Goods and Shoes. Baily is set to become President and Chief Creative Officer coming July, before Marco Gobbetti steps into the shoes of his previous role as CEO. Also Read – Fashion brand Burberry’s new CEO to take charge in July Bonesi has earlier worked with luxury labels […]

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WFSGI names new Chairman

The World Federation of the Sporting Goods Industry (WFSGI) has announced the appointment of Rakhil Hirdaramani, Owner and Director, Hirdaramani Group as the new Chairman of the committee, succeeding Charles Yang from Pou Chen Group. Content with the honour, Rakhil commented, “For our business it is crucial to learn about new manufacturing principles. Through the global sporting goods industry network, we can prepare ourselves for future business possibilities and seize new approaches and opportunities.” Rakhil […]

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