Rod Manley has been appointed Chief Marketing Officer at Burberry, effective January 1. He will be based in London and lead all Marketing, Communications and Creative Media teams, reporting to the company’s CEO Marco Gobbetti. “Rod’s experience and expertise will be invaluable as we continue to strengthen […]

Dr Rachel Schreiber has been announced as the new Dean of Parsons School of Design, the New York art and design college renowned for its fashion program. Famous alumni include Alexander Wang, Anna Sui and Jason Wu. Schreiber will be succeeding Joel Towers, who will step down on July 1 after a 10-year […]

Anthony Chalhoub, co-CEO of Middle East retailer Chalhoub Group, has passed away Monday from cancer, at the age of 63, according to a company statement. Founded in 1955 by his parents, the Chalhoub Group operates over 600 luxury boutiques in the region, including Dior, Louis Vuitton and Fendi. In total, […]

Benetton Group Srl has said in a statement that in March 2019, Ugo Giorcelli will join the company as its new General Staff Manager, responsible for administration and finance, taxes, IT, HR-organization, centralised purchasing and general services. With a degree in business and economics from Milan’s […]

Kering has announced that the company’s board of directors has decided to co-opt Financière Pinault, represented by Héloïse Temple-Boyer, as the replacement for Patricia Barbizet, vice-chairman of the board, who has decided to leave. Commenting on Barbizet’s departure, François-Henri Pinault, Chairman […]

INTERVIEWWith over 19 years of experience in the intimates business, Lucy Litwack lives and breathes lingerie. She’s held senior roles at Victoria’s Secret, Bendon and La Perla, in addition to having been the mastermind behind David Beckham’s bodywear range for H&M. Since 2014, she serves as the CEO […]

Alessandro Corsi has been offered the role of Chief Financial Officer at Salvatore Ferragamo, following the resignation of Ugo Giorcelli, the company informed in a statement. He will start working on January 11. Corsi first joined the company in 2003, within the Planning and Control department, after […]

Southeast Asia’s leading e-commerce company, Alibaba-owned Lazada Group, has announced that its executive president Pierre Poignant will succeed Lucy Peng as CEO of the Lazada Group with immediate effect as part of the group’s succession planning. Peng will remain executive chairwoman of the Lazada […]

Revolutionary tomes by Karl Marx and the Russian anarchist Mikhail Bakunin from the library of one of richest men in fashion go under the hammer Friday in Paris. The fourth part of the sale of the late style mogul Pierre Berge's collection of rare books -- one of the richest in private hands -- are […]

South Korean designer Yuni Ahn has been announced as Maison Kitsuné’s new Creative Director. She will be leading the design of menswear and womenswear across all Maison Kitsuné lines. Her first collection will be presented on January 18, during Paris Fashion Week. “Ahn has a deep understanding of Maison […]

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