HanesBrands’s board of directors has approved the appointment of Ronald L. Nelson as Chairman of the board effective April 23, 2019, subject to his re-election at the company’s annual shareholder meeting to be held that day. The company said, Nelson would succeed Richard A. Noll, who is not seeking […]

French fashion house Paule Ka has appointed Maxime Simoëns as its new artistic director with the goal of developing and enriching the brand’s French “stylistic vocabulary”. Simoëns joins the contemporary label from Azzaro, where he served as the brand’s artistic director, overseeing the ready-to-wear […]

Notonthehighstreet.com has appointed Phil Branston as its new chief financial officer and member of its executive team. Branston joins Notonthehighstreet from online food delivery company, Just Eat, and he will be responsible for leading and developing a “high performing finance team focussed on scaling […]

Sportswear brand Asics has named Gary Raucher as executive vice president of a new category organisation - marketing, merchandising and product. As executive vice president of marketing, merchandising and product across the region, Rauncher, who was previously global head of marketing at TomTom, will […]

The nomination committee of Hennes & Mauritz AB (H&M) has decided to propose the election of Danica Kragic Jensfelt to the company’s board of directors and that the current board members Stina Bergfors, Anders Dahlvig, Lena Patriksson Keller, Stefan Persson, Christian Sievert, Erica Wiking Häger and […]

Global Fashion Group (GFG) has appointed ex-Guess CEO Victor Herrero to its board as non-executive director and chairman of the sustainability committee. The group, which owns international ecommerce platforms such as The Iconic, Zalora, Dafiti and Lamoda, said that Herrero’s experience in developing […]

Chanel observed a minute's silence ahead of its Paris show on Tuesday in honour of legendary designer Karl Lagerfeld, who died two weeks ago. The models stood silent on the catwalk at the Grand Palais in Paris, which had been turned into an Alpine winter wonderland, and many fashionistas wore black. […]

Ralph Lauren has appointed Jane Hamilton Nielsen as EVP and COO of the company. Nielsen will also continue to retain her role as chief financial officer of the company. Her new role will become effective on March 31. Nielsen became CFO of Ralph Lauren in 2016, and has been instrumental in trying to […]

Ted Baker has confirmed that founder and chief executive officer Ray Kelvin has resigned with immediate effect. Kelvin took a voluntary leave of absence from his role as chief executive of Ted Baker in December 2018, after allegations of misconduct were made against him for “forced hugging” and harassment. […]

Surprise, surprise: Virginie Viard will not be alone at the creative helm of Chanel. Although she was announced as the label’s new Artistic Director on the day of Karl Lagerfeld’s passing, one week later the French fashion house decided to appoint two people to share the role, according to Vogue. Image […]

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