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Luxury fashion retailer Yoox Net-A-Porter (YNAP), has named Natalie Lee as its general manager for the Asia-Pacific region.
Filippa K has appointed Liisa Kessler as its next creative director, which the Swedish clothing brand said will mark a "noticeable shift" in its creative direction.
Online value retailer Studio has appointed Gareth Powell to lead its new data programme and team.
The Pepco chief executive will leave in March for health reasons.
Chris Amoroso, former global sales manager at Kent & Curwen, has been appointed to the newly created role of wholesale and etail director at men’s sportswear and swimwear brand Ron Dorff, Drapers can reveal.
Esprit has appointed a new chief product officer and revealed a number of “exciting developments” in the pipeline to “revitalise” the brand.
Supermarket chain Asda has named changes to its executive leadership team.
Activewear brand Fabletics has reportedly announced that co-founder, actress Kate Hudson, will be transitioning from principal face of the brand to an advisory role.
Frasers Group non-executive director Anouska Kapur has left the role after just three months.
Maternity and nursing wear brand Seraphine has named French Connection CFO and company secretary Lee Williams as its CFO.
Matthew Rawlings is leaving the independent department store retailer after 21 years to join menswear brand house Douglas & Grahame as commercial director.
Krista Nordlund will join Marks & Spencer in the newly created role on 4 January.
Following the sudden death of Ted Baker's chairman John Barton this month (December), the retailer has confirmed that a formal search for a chair is now underway.
French luxury group Chanel has named Unilever executive, Leena Nair, as its new global chief executive.
Belgian fashion brand Dries Van Noten has reportedly appointed Axel Keller, most recently CEO of Jil Sander, as its president.
Belstaff has appointed former Mr Porter editorial director Jodie Harrison as its new global brand director.
Sportswear etailer Sports Shoes has appointed Alistair Cameron, former Asics CEO for the EMEA region, as a non-executive director.
Zara owner Inditex has appointed Marta Ortega as its new chairwoman, and Óscar García Maceiras as its new chief executive officer.
VF Corporation, which owns Vans, The North Face and Timberland, has named Nina Flood as its news president of Global Packs, which includes the group’s baggage and luggage businesses Eastpack, JanSport and Kipling.
Luxury fashion group Burberry has appointed Danuta Gray as a non-executive director.
Versace said Cedric Wilmottte will become interim CEO from 17 January 2022.
Sarah Savva, external relationships director at Secret Sales, has decided to part ways from the discount marketplace after three months in the role, Drapers can reveal.
I Saw It First has named former Matalan deputy CEO Greg Pateras as its new CEO.
JD Sports has appointed Helen Ashton, the former CFO of Asos, as a non-executive director, with immediate effect.
Matthieu Blazy_(Photo: Willy Vanderperre)
The Kering-owned luxury brand Bottega Veneta has named Matthieu Blazy as its new creative director, following the shock exit of Daniel Lee last week.
Secret Sales has hired Peter Coombes, former senior merchandiser at Asos, as its new head of trading, the latest appointment in an ongoing management recruitment drive by the ecommerce marketplace.
Simon Cotton, CEO of UK cashmere brand Johnstons of Elgin, has decided to step down from the role to pursue new opportunities.
Etailer In The Style's founder and CEO Adam Frisby has taken the decision to step down and become chief brand officer.
Boden has appointed a new chief commercial officer and a new chief marketing officer to lead the growth of its US and ecommerce platforms.
Bottega Veneta has announced that its creative director Daniel Lee will exit after three years.
N Brown Group has appointed Nuno Miller as its new digital chief operating officer, to help accelerate its digital transformation plans, Drapers can reveal.
Gymshark has appointed serial entrepreneur Gary Vaynerchuk as an adviser to its board.
Clarks' CEO Victor Herrero has stepped down from the role.
Depop appoints new COO
London-based fashion marketplace Depop has appointed Francois Callens to the role of chief operating officer.
Andrew Jennings to leave Ted Baker board
Andrew Jennings has decided to step down as a non-executive director at Ted Baker on 29 January 2022, after more than eight years on the board.
Vestiaire Collective hires new executives
Luxury resale app Vestiaire Collective has announced a series of executive hires. Arnaud Collin has been appointed chief revenue officer, Klemen Drole joins as chief technology, product and data officer, and Bernard Osta has been recruited as chief strategy officer.
Valentino names CEO for south-east Asia and Australia
Valentino has named Alessandra Andreani as its new CEO for south-east Asia and Australia.
Michael Groffenberger has joined luxury retail platform Cudoni as its chief commercial officer from this month.
Burberry has appointed Versace CEO Jonathan Akeroyd as CEO and executive director, replacing incumbent CEO Marco Gobbetti.
End has confirmed Patrizio di Marco as the men's and women's wear retailer's new chairman.
Fitness clothing company Under Armour has appointed a new chief consumer officer and EMEA managing director.
The British Footwear Association (BFA) has announced the appointment of three new non-executive directors, who joined the board this month.
Luxury fashion house Bottega Veneta, which is owned by Kering, has reportedly named its new CEO of the Americas.
CEO of Asos, Nick Beighton, is stepping down, the etailer announced today.
Real estate expert Anouska Kapur has joined Frasers Group's board as a non-executive director.
Boohoo Group has appointed Kirsty Britz, director of sustainable banking at NatWest Group, to its board as non-executive director.
Jigsaw has confirmed that Beth Butterwick is the lifestyle retailer’s new CEO, Drapers can reveal.
The Very Group has appointed former Fenwick CEO Robbie Feather as retail managing director.
Paolo de Cesare has been named CEO of Matchesfashion.
Fat Face CEO Liz Evans has been announced as Asda's new managing director of George, the supermarket chain's clothing and home arm, Drapers can reveal.
Japanese streetwear designer Nigo has been appointed as the new artistic director of Kenzo.
Liz Evans is stepping down from the lifestyle retailer. CFO Will Crumbie will take on the CEO role.
Secret Sales has announced six new director-level roles to help drive the online marketplace’s international expansion.
FitFlop names former Superdry director as COOFootwear brand FitFlop has appointed Gordon Knox as its chief operating officer.
Fabrizio Cardinali has been announced as the CEO of luxury fashion house Etro.
JD Sports Fashion has appointed Bert Hoyt as its non-executive director with effect from 8 September.
Boardriders, the owner of surfwear brand Quiksilver, has named Nicolas Foulet as its new EMEA president.
Former Sainsbury’s CEO Mike Coupe is set to succeed Alistair McGeorge as non-executive chairman of New Look.
Model and reality TV star Kendall Jenner has been appointed as creative director of luxury online marketplace FWRD.
Moose Knuckles' executive chairman, Victor Luis, has been appointed as the brand's CEO, taking over from co-founders Noah Stern and Ayal Twik.
Next has appointed Soumen Das as an independent non-executive director with effect from today, 1 September 2021.
Footwear brand Hotter Shoes has appointed a new chief financial officer and head of product.
PrettyLittleThing has named influencer and former ITV Love Island contestant Molly-Mae Hague as its new UK and EU creative director.
Joshua Schulman has been appointed as CEO of Michael Kors.
Burberry has appointed Luke Smith as its senior product merchandise manager, Drapers can reveal.
Online retailer Designerwear has appointed Ben Sherwen as its head of buying.
Surfwear brand Rip Curl has appointed Brooke Farris as CEO.
Sarah Savva, Marks & Spencer’s former business lead for third-party brands, has joined Secret Sales as external relationships director.
Burberry has appointed Gianluca Flore to the role of chief commercial officer, effective 1 September 2021.
Asos's chairman Adam Crozier has been poached by telecommunications company BT.
The current plan is for Michael Murray, Frasers Group's head of elevation, to assume the role of CEO on 1 May 2022.
Ted Baker has appointed two new non-executive directors.
After almost thirty years at textile mill AW Hainsworth, divisional director Tom Hainsworth will step down from the role in October.
Marks & Spencer chairman Archie Norman has been appointed as senior independent director at private equity investor Bridgepoint Group.
Chief creative director Wil Beedle has left AllSaints to focus on Shoreditch Ski Club, the eco-brand that he created and designs.
Dame Carolyn McCall will retire as an independent non-executive director of Burberry on 2 April 2022.
Suzanne Egleton will take the newly created role of chief commercial officer at Cath Kidston.
Natalie Kingham, MatchesFashion global fashion officer, has left the business.
Boden has appointed former URBN CEO Glen Senk as its new executive chairman.
Former Topshop Topman creative consultant Lizzie Dawson has joined Boohoo Group as fashion director for Karen Millen, Coast, Oasis and Warehouse.
Gymshark’s co-founder Ben Francis is to become chief executive, four years after stepping back from leading the company.
Maria Milano, head of womenswear and childrenswear buying at Harrods, is moving on from the business later this year, Drapers can reveal.
Burberry CEO Marco Gobbetti will step down and leave the company at the end of 2021.
Authentic Brands Group (ABG) has appointed Henry Stupp as its new president of Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA).
Andre Farber has been appointed as CEO of Dafiti, Global Fashion Group's fashion ecommerce platform in Latin America.
Jack Wolfskin has appointed Selim Say to the newly-created position of vice president footwear.
N Brown has appointed Dominic Platt as an independent non-executive director with immediate effect.
Victor Luis has joined Canadian outerwear brand Moose Knuckles as executive chairman.
Italian luxury group Moncler has appointed Gino Fisanotti to the newly created position of chief brand officer, effective 7 June.
John Lewis has today announced three senior appointments to support its plans to transform and grow the business.
Michael Kors has appointed Robin Gendron as president across its EMEA markets (Europe, Middle East and Africa).
CEO of Next Lord Wolfson is to become chair of Reiss, after Next acquired a stake in the brand in March.
M&S has announced the appointment of its new head of visual merchandising, Ben Witmann.
Sportwear brand Gymshark has appointed Danielle Petesic as its chief product officer, Drapers can reveal.
Marks & Spencer’s business lead for third-party brands, Sarah Savva, is exiting in July, as the retailer bolsters its external brands team, Drapers can reveal.
Marks & Spencer has today announced a “realignment” of its leadership team’s responsibilities.
Pradera Lateral has been appointed as asset manager of the Trafford Centre in Manchester by its Canadian owner.
British Footwear Association (BFA) non-executive directors, Rachel King and Tim Cooper, have retired from the board.
The former managing director of Topman, Mitch Hughes, has joined Boohoo Group as MD of its Dorothy Perkins, Wallis and Burton brands.
Sustainable women's activewear brand Tala has appointed Morgan Fowles as its new managing director, Drapers can reveal.
Raeburn has appointed Stewart Colquhoun as its wholesale sales manager, Drapers can reveal.
Andy Rubin has exited his role as non-executive director at JD Sports Fashion and has been replaced by former Pentland Brands CEO Andy Long.
Sainsburys has announced that Paula Nickolds, former managing director of John Lewis, will join the supermarket in June as its general merchandise and clothing commercial director.
Online womenswear retailer Sosandar has appointed a new chief financial officer.
New Balance has appointed Mathias Boenke as senior vice president, EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa).
Marks & Spencer has announced the creation of 85 new roles, to help drive omnichannel growth under the retailer’s MS2 digital strategy.
Frasers Group’s Flannels is introducing 165 new women’s and menswear brands for autumn/winter 21, as the retailer opens new flagship stores and builds on its elevation strategy, Drapers can reveal.
Fashion etailer The Bias Cut, which describes itself as the "first age-inclusive online fashion boutique" has announced a raft of new appointments, which it says will support future growth plans.
Superdry has appointed Peter Sjölander as chairman, effective 29 April.
Steph Strike, managing director of Asda's George, is leaving the business after 25 years.
Lingerie company Dana-co has appointed Denise Shepherd as its new director of international sales, to spearhead the company's expansion plans.
Fiona Dawson will join Marks & Spencer’s board as a non-executive director on 25 May.
Luxury department store Fenwick has appointed Simon Calver as its non-executive chairman.
Outdoor brand Helly Hansen has announced that its chief executive, Paul Stoneham, will step down from the business.
Valentino has appointed Mitchell Bacha as its CEO for Greater China.
California-based outdoor brand Patagonia has appointed Matthijs Visch as its new general manager of EMEA.
John Lewis & Partners has appointed Amir Goshtai as its new financial services director.
Hugo Adams has been appointed as CEO of children’s footwear specialist Start-Rite Shoes.
New Look has appointed Ed Alford to the newly created role of chief technology officer (CTO), effective from today.
Joules has appointed Caroline York as chief financial officer.
The John Lewis Partnership has appointed Nish Kankiwala to join its board this month as a non-executive director.
VF Corporation, the parent company of brands including Vans, The North Face and Timberland, has made several new appointments to its EMEA leadership team.
French Connection has appointed Neil Page as non-executive director with immediate effect.
Angelika Schindler-Obenhaus has been promoted to CEO of German womenswear brand Gerry Weber.
Lesley Jones has decided to step down from the board of N Brown Group.
FitFlop has appointed Gianni Georgiades as its new chief executive.
Holli Rogers is stepping down as CEO of Browns, to focus on her position as chief brand officer at parent company Farfetch.
Asda CEO and president Roger Burnley is to step down next year, after the supermarket was bought by Mohsin and Zuber Issa.
Wellington boot brand Hunter has named Paolo Porta as chief executive, with immediate effect.
Shoe Zone has announced Terry Boot as its new finance director.
Alastair Brass will help to drive the retailer's transformation strategy.
Matchesfashion CEO Ajay Kavan is leaving the business with immediate effect.
Matt Davis will step down from his role as chairman of N Brown Group on 31 March.
Former Missguided CEO Gareth Jones has joined Jigsaw in a non-executive capacity, to advise on its digital strategy.
Several Topshop and Topman directors are not transferring over to new owner Asos, and are leaving the business, Drapers can reveal.
John Lewis & Partners’ buying director of fashion Christine Kasoulis is leaving this spring after 32 years at the business, Drapers can reveal.
Brand Machine Group (BMG) has appointed Ian Bristow to the newly created role of joint chief technology officer and chief operating officer, to support the group’s shift in strategy to direct-to-consumer, Drapers can reveal.
Several members of Clarks executive team, including CEO Giorgio Presca, have left the business, Drapers can reveal.
Shoe Zone’s finance director Peter Foot has left the business after less than a year in the role.
Oliver Strickland has joined Knomo as the brand's new UK country manager.
Former Dixons Carphone group finance director, Khurram Uqaili, has joined Marks & Spencer as finance director of its clothing and home division, replacing Shaun Wills.
Etailer In The Style has appointed John Allen as chief technology officer and chief digital officer.
Superdry has re-hired its former chief financial officer, Shaun Wills, in the same role.
Richard Jackson has been announced as chair of online women’s clothing brand, Kit & Kaboodal.
Raeburn has appointed Johnny Ridley as its new head of online and growth marketing, Drapers can reveal.
Marks & Spencer has appointed former River Island managing director of new business development, Fiona Lambert, as managing director of Jaeger.
Anthropologie has appointed former Boden chief product officer, Matt Hilgeman, as its new managing director of international.
Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is to step down as chief executive of the online retail giant.
Kidswear brand Frugi has appointed Sarah Clark as its new CEO.
Hunter global brand director Ali Lowry has left the business after seven years.
Former Jigsaw CEO Peter Ruis has been announced as president of Canadian lifestyle retailer Indigo.
Italian womenswear brand Pinko has announced British designer Patrick McDowell as its new sustainability design director.
Depop’s chief operating officer Dominic Rose has left the business today, following the company’s decision to restructure its management team.
John Lewis’s customer experience director, Peter Cross, is stepping down from the business at the end of April.
Swedish clothing brand Filippa K has appointed Rikard Frost as its new CEO.
Sara Brennan has been appointed as Pentland Brands’ first positive business director.
Primark has appointed Alice Macandrew to the newly-created position of corporate affairs director.
The Clinkard Group has appointed Tim Payne as the new managing director of footwear retailer Charles Clinkard.
Designer Italian label Valentino has appointed Enzo Quarenghi as chief client officer and digital acquisition.
French luxury fashion house Balmain has appointed Matthieu Petri as its new group chief commercial officer.
Premium British sustainable fashion brand Aqua & Rock has appointed financial expert Simon Richard Wilson Hoyle as company director.
Designer outlet group McArthurGlen has promoted regional leasing director Nick Brady to group managing director of leasing.
Wolverine Worldwide has named Jim Zwiers (pictured) as president of its global operations group, while Matt Blonder has been appointed president of global ecommerce.
Brand strategy expert and former Asos board member Rita Clifton will take on the role in February.
The luxury retailer's fashion and buying director Natalie Kingham will take on the newly created role.
Superdry has appointed co-founder Julian Dunkerton as chief executive officer on a permanent basis, replacing his interim contract that was due to expire in April 2021.
Yoox Net-a-Porter Group (YNAP) has appointed former Burberry vice president of global customer fulfilment, Mirko Nobili, as its global operations director.
Sheffield-based department store Sandersons has appointed a new managing director, buying director and ecommerce director.
Lingerie etailer Bravissimo has appointed managing director Leanne Cahill as chief executive, replacing founder Sarah Tremellen.
Marks & Spencer has appointed Bupa Group CEO Evelyn Bourke as a non-executive director.
Rubin Ritter co-CEO Zalando
Zalando co-CEO Rubin Ritter has announced his intention to step down from the role next year, after more than 11 years at the business.
LVMH chief digital officer Ian Rogers is stepping down from his role at the luxury group, as it appoints its first chief omnichannel officer.
Ebay UK has appointed Eve Williams, global brand director at Asos, as chief marketing officer.
Lea Cranfield will be returning to Net-a-Porter as chief buying and merchandising officer next year, Drapers can reveal.
Net-a-Porter's managing director Nicola Brandolese has left the business after just one year in the role.
British wellington boot brand Hunter has appointed Net-a-Porter co-founder Claudia Plant as its new chief marketing officer.
Lifestyle retailer Fat Face has appointed former Joules CEO Colin Porter as non-executive chairman.
London College of Fashion, part of the University of Arts London, has appointed former Jaeger and Aquascutum owner Harold Tillman as business and enterprise adviser.
The Very Group has appointed former BBC director of technology platform Matt Grest as chief information officer.
Boohoo has appointed Shaun McCabe as a non-executive director.
Week ending 12 November 2020
Amazon has reportedly appointed former American Vogue creative director Sally Singer to the new role of head of fashion direction.
Asos has appointed José Antonio Ramos Calamonte as its new chief commercial officer.
Superdry has appointed former Hunter CFO Benedict Smith as interim chief financial officer.
Manchester start-up The Shirt Society has appointed former Pink Shirtmaker chief operating and product officer Steve Price as product development director.
October 2020 fashion retail people moves
Designer outlet owner McArthurGlen has announced a change of leadership with immediate effect.
Frederic Levy has been appointed as the new president of Havaianas International.
Superdry chief financial officer Nick Gresham has stepped down from the board with immediate effect, after 16 months in the role.
The ecommerce giant has named Ruth Diaz as the new head of Amazon Fashion Europe.
Superdry’s chief financial officer Nick Gresham has stepped down from the board with immediate effect, after 16 months in the role.
Contemporary clothing brand Joseph has appointed husband and wife duo Anna Lundbäck Dyhr and Frederik Dyhr as its new co-creative directors.
Longchamp has appointed managing director of UK and Ireland, Paul Lorraine, as its new president and CEO of North America, Drapers can reveal.
Pentland Brands has appointed Jodie Soussan as global brand director for its Canterbury and Mitre brands.
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