Gucci was serious when it announced plans to improve diversity. The Italian luxury brand has appointed Renée E. Tirado as its first global director of diversity and inclusion. She will lead international efforts to position Gucci as a diverse, multi-cultural brand. Tirado's first plan of action will […]

Lanvin has named Ryan Petz their new director of public relations. Previously, Petz was an associate director at PR Consulting. Petz will work alongside Lanvin's U.S. PR coordinator Julie Deng. Petz began his new role this week at Lanvin's New York headquarters. He will be reporting to Paolo Montorio-Archer, […]

After QuattroR SGR purchased 60 percent stake of Trussardi S.p.A. in February, the company has now announced the appointment of industry veteran Maela Mandelli as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer, effective September 2019. The company also said that Giuseppe Pinto joined the firm as Chief Operating […]

Prince Harry's wife Meghan will guest edit the September issue of iconic fashion magazine British Vogue, which will see her in "candid conversation" with former US first lady Michelle Obama. The edition, entitled "Forces for Change", will feature 15 women "united by their fearlessness in breaking barriers", […]

Superdry has announced the appointments of Georgina Harvey and Faisal Galaria to its board, with effect from July 29, 2019. The company said, Harvey will become Chairman of the remuneration committee from the same date. Commenting on the new appointments, Peter Williams, Chairman of the board of Superdry, […]

Gap Inc. has announced that Nancy Green, who currently leads the Athleta brand, will shift in early August to a newly created role as President and Chief Creative Officer of Old Navy. In this new role, the company said, Nancy will lead Old Navy’s design, production, merchandising and marketing functions, […]

Ralph Lauren's president of global brands plans to leave the company. Valérie Hermann, who has been with Ralph Lauren Corp. since 2014 will depart from her role, effective September 30. A replacement has not been announced. “Valérie Hermann has made the decision to step down from her role. We had an […]

Marks and Spencer plc (M&S) has roped in Harriet Hounsell as new HR Director, who will be joining the firm in mid-October as part of the company’s leadership transformation plan. Confirming Hounsell’s appointment to FashionUnited, a company spokesperson said: “We look forward to welcoming her in October.” […]

Bertrand Guyon has joined Christian Dior's creative studio where he will collaborate with creative director Maria Grazia Chiuri, the brand has confirmed. This won’t be the first time the two have worked alongside each other. The pair also worked closely together at Valentino, where Guyon was the studio […]

Kevin Drew Gotthard, the vice president of finance for Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) at Ralph Lauren, has stepped down from his post as of June, according to Fashion Network. He has since joined Neiman Marcus Group as its senior vice president of financial planning and analysis. He will […]

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