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  • Yoox Net-a-Porter appoints general manager

    Luxury fashion retailer Yoox Net-A-Porter (YNAP), has named Natalie Lee as its general manager for the Asia-Pacific region.

    Filippa K hires first creative director after founder exit

    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.

    Studio appoints director of data

    Online value retailer Studio has appointed Gareth Powell to lead its new data programme and team.

    Pepco chief Andy Bond to step down

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    The Pepco chief executive will leave in March for health reasons.

    Ron Dorff hires director for global growth plans

    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’s new chief product officer to ‘revitalise’ brand

    Esprit has appointed a new chief product officer and revealed a number of “exciting developments” in the pipeline to “revitalise” the brand.

    Leadership changes announced at Asda

    Supermarket chain Asda has named changes to its executive leadership team.

    Kate Hudson takes new advisory role at Fabletics

    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 exits

    Frasers Group non-executive director Anouska Kapur has left the role after just three months.

    French Connection CFO joins Seraphine

    Maternity and nursing wear brand Seraphine has named French Connection CFO and company secretary Lee Williams as its CFO.


    Coes menswear director to join Douglas & Grahame

    Matthew Rawlings is leaving the independent department store retailer after 21 years to join menswear brand house Douglas & Grahame as commercial director.

    M&S appoints chief digital product officer

    Krista Nordlund will join Marks & Spencer in the newly created role on 4 January.

    Ted Baker board changes

    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.

    Chanel hires new global CEO

    French luxury group Chanel has named Unilever executive, Leena Nair, as its new global chief executive.

    Dries Van Noten hires former Jil Sander CEO

    Belgian fashion brand Dries Van Noten has reportedly appointed Axel Keller, most recently CEO of Jil Sander, as its president.

    Belstaff names global brand director

    Belstaff has appointed former Mr Porter editorial director Jodie Harrison as its new global brand director.

    Sports Shoes hires ex-Asics CEO as non-executive director

    Sportswear etailer Sports Shoes has appointed Alistair Cameron, former Asics CEO for the EMEA region, as a non-executive director.

    Inditex appoints new chairwoman and CEO

    Zara owner Inditex has appointed Marta Ortega as its new chairwoman, and Óscar García Maceiras as its new chief executive officer.

    VF Corporation names new president 

    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.

    Lord Rose to chair Asda

    Burberry names new non-executive director

    Luxury fashion group Burberry has appointed Danuta Gray as a non-executive director.

    Versace confirms interim CEO

    Versace said Cedric Wilmottte will become interim CEO from 17 January 2022.

    Sarah Savva exits Secret Sales

    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 names CEO

    I Saw It First has named former Matalan deputy CEO Greg Pateras as its new CEO.

    JD Sports appoints former Asos CFO as non-exec director

    JD Sports has appointed Helen Ashton, the former CFO of Asos, as a non-executive director, with immediate effect.

    Bottega Veneta appoints new creative director

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    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 poaches Asos senior merchandiser

    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.

    Johnstons of Elgin CEO steps down

    Simon Cotton, CEO of UK cashmere brand Johnstons of Elgin, has decided to step down from the role to pursue new opportunities.

    In The Style appoints new CEO as founder swaps roles

    Etailer In The Style's founder and CEO Adam Frisby has taken the decision to step down  and become chief brand officer.

    Boden names executive hires

    Boden has appointed a new chief commercial officer and a new chief marketing officer to lead the growth of its US and ecommerce platforms.

    Daniel Lee exits Bottega Veneta

    Bottega Veneta has announced that its creative director Daniel Lee will exit after three years.

    N Brown Group appoints new COO

    N Brown Group has appointed Nuno Miller as its new digital chief operating officer, to help accelerate its digital transformation plans, Drapers can reveal.

    Entrepreneur joins Gymshark board as adviser

    Gymshark has appointed serial entrepreneur Gary Vaynerchuk as an adviser to its board.

    Clarks CEO steps down

    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.

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    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.

    Cudoni appoints chief commercial officer

    Michael Groffenberger has joined luxury retail platform Cudoni as its chief commercial officer from this month.

    Burberry names replacement for Marco Gobbetti

    Burberry has appointed Versace CEO Jonathan Akeroyd as CEO and executive director, replacing incumbent CEO Marco Gobbetti.

    End confirms chairman appointment

    End has confirmed Patrizio di Marco as the men's and women's wear retailer's new chairman.

    Under Armour management shake-up

    Fitness clothing company Under Armour has appointed a new chief consumer officer and EMEA managing director.

    Three new names join BFA board

    The British Footwear Association (BFA) has announced the appointment of three new non-executive directors, who joined the board this month.

    Bottega Veneta names CEO

    Luxury fashion house Bottega Veneta, which is owned by Kering, has reportedly named its new CEO of the Americas.

    Asos CEO to step down

    CEO of Asos, Nick Beighton, is stepping down, the etailer announced today.

    Frasers Group’s new director to help ‘invest in the high street’

    Real estate expert Anouska Kapur has joined Frasers Group's board as a non-executive director.

    Boohoo appoints sustainability expert to board

    Boohoo Group has appointed Kirsty Britz, director of sustainable banking at NatWest Group, to its board as non-executive director.

    Jigsaw confirms CEO


    Jigsaw has confirmed that Beth Butterwick is the lifestyle retailer’s new CEO, Drapers can reveal.

    Ex-Fenwick CEO is new Very Group retail MD

    The Very Group has appointed former Fenwick CEO Robbie Feather as retail managing director.

    Matchesfashion appoints new CEO

    Paolo de Cesare has been named CEO of Matchesfashion.

    Fat Face CEO joins Asda’s George as MD

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    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.

    Kenzo names new artistic director

    Japanese streetwear designer Nigo has been appointed as the new artistic director of Kenzo.

    Fat Face CEO steps down

    Liz Evans is stepping down from the lifestyle retailer. CFO Will Crumbie will take on the CEO role.

    Secret Sales hires retail ‘super group’

    Secret Sales has announced six new director-level roles to help drive the online marketplace’s international expansion.

    FitFlop names former Superdry director as COO

    Footwear brand FitFlop has appointed Gordon Knox as its chief operating officer.

    Etro names new CEO

    Fabrizio Cardinali has been announced as the CEO of luxury fashion house Etro.

    JD Sports hires new non-exec director

    JD Sports Fashion has appointed Bert Hoyt as its non-executive director with effect from 8 September.

    Quiksilver owner names new EMEA president

    Boardriders, the owner of surfwear brand Quiksilver, has named Nicolas Foulet as its new EMEA president.

    New Look hires ex-Sainsbury’s boss as chair

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    Former Sainsbury’s CEO Mike Coupe is set to succeed Alistair McGeorge as non-executive chairman of New Look.

    Kendall Jenner joins US platform FWRD as creative director

    Model and reality TV star Kendall Jenner has been appointed as creative director of luxury online marketplace FWRD.

    Moose Knuckles names new CEO

    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 hires new non-exec director

    Next has appointed Soumen Das as an independent non-executive director with effect from today, 1 September 2021.

    Hotter Shoes bolsters executive team

    Footwear brand Hotter Shoes has appointed a new chief financial officer and head of product.

    PrettyLittleThing names new creative director

    PrettyLittleThing has named influencer and former ITV Love Island contestant Molly-Mae Hague as its new UK and EU creative director.

    Michael Kors names new CEO

    Joshua Schulman has been appointed as CEO of Michael Kors.

    Burberry appoints senior product merchandise manager

    Burberry has appointed Luke Smith as its senior product merchandise manager, Drapers can reveal.

    Etailer hires JD Sports buyer

    Online retailer Designerwear has appointed Ben Sherwen as its head of buying.

    New CEO at Rip Curl

    Surfwear brand Rip Curl has appointed Brooke Farris as CEO.

    M&S third-party boss joins Secret Sales

    Sarah Savva, Marks & Spencer’s former business lead for third-party brands, has joined Secret Sales as external relationships director.

    Burberry hires new chief commercial officer

    Burberry has appointed Gianluca Flore to the role of chief commercial officer, effective 1 September 2021.

    Asos chairman poached

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    Asos's chairman Adam Crozier has been poached by telecommunications company BT.

    Frasers Group confirms plans for CEO Mike Ashley to step down

    The current plan is for Michael Murray, Frasers Group's head of elevation, to assume the role of CEO on 1 May 2022.

    Meg Lustman joins Ted Baker as non-exec director

    Ted Baker has appointed two new non-executive directors.

    Executive shake-up at AW Hainsworth

    After almost thirty years at textile mill AW Hainsworth, divisional director Tom Hainsworth will step down from the role in October.

    M&S chairman joins private equity firm

    Marks & Spencer chairman Archie Norman has been appointed as senior independent director at private equity investor Bridgepoint Group.

    AllSaints creative director leaves after 18 years

    Chief creative director Wil Beedle has left AllSaints to focus on Shoreditch Ski Club, the eco-brand that he created and designs.

    Burberry non-exec steps down

    Dame Carolyn McCall will retire as an independent non-executive director of Burberry on 2 April 2022.

    Cath Kidston appoints CCO

    Suzanne Egleton will take the newly created role of chief commercial officer at Cath Kidston.

    Matchesfashion global fashion officer exits

    Natalie Kingham, MatchesFashion global fashion officer, has left the business.

    Boden hires ex-Anthropologie chief

    Boden has appointed former URBN CEO Glen Senk as its new executive chairman.

    Boohoo hires fashion director for Karen Millen and Coast

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    Former Topshop Topman creative consultant Lizzie Dawson has joined Boohoo Group as fashion director for Karen Millen, Coast, Oasis and Warehouse.

    Gymshark founder to reclaim CEO title

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    Gymshark’s co-founder Ben Francis is to become chief executive, four years after stepping back from leading the company.

    Harrods head of womenswear buying set to leave

    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 to step down

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    Burberry CEO Marco Gobbetti will step down and leave the company at the end of 2021.

    Authentic Brands Group appoints new president of EMEA

    Authentic Brands Group (ABG) has appointed Henry Stupp as its new president of Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA).

    Global Fashion Group hires new Dafiti CEO

    Andre Farber has been appointed as CEO of Dafiti, Global Fashion Group's fashion ecommerce platform in Latin America.

    Jack Wolfskin hires new footwear president

    Jack Wolfskin has appointed Selim Say to the newly-created position of vice president footwear.

    N Brown appoints non-executive director

    N Brown has appointed Dominic Platt as an independent non-executive director with immediate effect.

    Moose Knuckles appoints executive chairman

    Victor Luis has joined Canadian outerwear brand Moose Knuckles as  executive chairman.

    Moncler poaches Nike’s brand creative officer

    Italian luxury group Moncler has appointed Gino Fisanotti to the newly created position of chief brand officer, effective 7 June.

    Senior shake-up at John Lewis

    John Lewis has today announced three senior appointments to support its plans to transform and grow the business.

    Michael Kors appoints EMEA president

    Michael Kors has appointed Robin Gendron as president across its EMEA markets (Europe, Middle East and Africa).

    Next’s Lord Wolfson to chair Reiss

    CEO of Next Lord Wolfson is to become chair of Reiss, after Next acquired a stake in the brand in March.

    M&S hires new visual merchandising boss

    M&S has announced the appointment of its new head of visual merchandising, Ben Witmann.

    Gymshark appoints chief product officer

    Sportwear brand Gymshark has appointed Danielle Petesic as its chief product officer, Drapers can reveal.

    M&S boss for third-party brands to exit

    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.

    Leadership shake-up at M&S

    Marks & Spencer has today announced a “realignment” of its leadership team’s responsibilities.

    Trafford Centre appoints new asset manager

    Pradera Lateral has been appointed as asset manager of the Trafford Centre in Manchester by its Canadian owner.

    BFA non-executive directors retire

    British Footwear Association (BFA) non-executive directors, Rachel King and Tim Cooper, have retired from the board.

    Ex-Topman MD joins Boohoo Group

    The former managing director of Topman, Mitch Hughes, has joined Boohoo Group as MD of its Dorothy Perkins, Wallis and Burton brands.

    Tala appoints new managing director

    Sustainable women's activewear brand Tala has appointed Morgan Fowles as its new managing director, Drapers can reveal.

    Raeburn hires new wholesale sales manager

    Raeburn has appointed Stewart Colquhoun as its wholesale sales manager, Drapers can reveal.

    Andy Rubin steps down from JD Sports board

    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.

    Paula Nickolds joins Sainsbury’s

    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.

    Sosandar appoints new CFO

    Online womenswear retailer Sosandar has appointed a new chief financial officer.

    New Balance hires new EMEA vice president

    New Balance has appointed Mathias Boenke as senior vice president, EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa).

    M&S recruits for ‘digital-first’ tech drive

    Marks & Spencer has announced the creation of 85 new roles, to help drive omnichannel growth under the retailer’s MS2 digital strategy.

    Flannels takes elevation strategy to new heights

    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.

    The Bias Cut bolsters non-exec team

    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 appoints chairman

    Superdry has appointed Peter Sjölander as chairman, effective 29 April.

    Asda’s George managing director to exit

    Steph Strike, managing director of Asda's George, is leaving the business after 25 years.

    Dana-co announces expansion plans

    Lingerie company Dana-co has appointed Denise Shepherd as its new director of international sales, to spearhead the company's expansion plans.

    M&S appoints non-executive director

    Fiona Dawson will join Marks & Spencer’s board as a non-executive director on 25 May.

    Fenwick appoints new chairman

    Luxury department store Fenwick has appointed Simon Calver as its non-executive chairman.

    Helly Hansen CEO to step down

    Outdoor brand Helly Hansen has announced that its chief executive, Paul Stoneham, will step down from the business.

    Valentino appoints China CEO

    Valentino has appointed Mitchell Bacha as its CEO for Greater China.

    Patagonia hires new EMEA general manager

    California-based outdoor brand Patagonia has appointed Matthijs Visch as its new general manager of EMEA.

    John Lewis hires new financial services director

    John Lewis & Partners has appointed Amir Goshtai as its new financial services director.

    Start-Rite hires new CEO

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    Hugo Adams has been appointed as CEO of children’s footwear specialist Start-Rite Shoes.

    New Look appoints new CTO

    New Look has appointed Ed Alford to the newly created role of chief technology officer (CTO), effective from today.

    Joules appoints new CFO

    Joules has appointed Caroline York as chief financial officer.

    New non-exec joins John Lewis board

    The John Lewis Partnership has appointed Nish Kankiwala to join its board this month as a non-executive director.

    VF Corporation bolsters EMEA team

    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’s new non-exec

    French Connection has appointed Neil Page as non-executive director with immediate effect.

    Gerry Weber names new CEO

    Angelika Schindler-Obenhaus has been promoted to CEO of German womenswear brand Gerry Weber.

    Board change at N Brown Group

    Lesley Jones has decided to step down from the board of N Brown Group.

    FitFlop appoints new CEO

    FitFlop has appointed Gianni Georgiades as its new chief executive.

    Holli Rogers to step down as Browns CEO

    Holli Rogers is stepping down as CEO of Browns, to focus on her position as chief brand officer at parent company Farfetch.

    Asda CEO to step down

    Asda CEO and president Roger Burnley is to step down next year, after the supermarket was bought by Mohsin and Zuber Issa.

    Hunter appoints permanent CEO

    Wellington boot brand Hunter has named Paolo Porta as chief executive, with immediate effect.

    Shoe Zone appoints finance director

    Shoe Zone has announced Terry Boot as its new finance director.

    M&S hires new retail operations director

    Alastair Brass will help to drive the retailer's transformation strategy.

    Matchesfashion CEO exits

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    Matchesfashion CEO Ajay Kavan is leaving the business with immediate effect.

    Phase Eight managing director to step down

    Phase Eight’s managing director Simon Pickering will leave the business at the end of April.

    N Brown chairman to step down

    Matt Davis will step down from his role as chairman of N Brown Group on 31 March.

    Gareth Jones to advise Jigsaw on digital strategy

    Former Missguided CEO Gareth Jones has joined Jigsaw in a non-executive capacity, to advise on its digital strategy.

    Topshop directors to exit

    Several Topshop and Topman directors are not transferring over to new owner Asos, and are leaving the business, Drapers can reveal.

    John Lewis fashion buying director to exit

    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 hires new CTO and COO

    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.

    Clarks CEO exits in C-suite shake-up

    Several members of Clarks executive team, including CEO Giorgio Presca, have left the business, Drapers can reveal.

    Shoe Zone finance director exits

    Shoe Zone’s finance director Peter Foot has left the business after less than a year in the role.

    Start-Rite chief executive to step down

    Start-Rite CEO Kate Tansley is stepping down because of health issues.

    Knomo appoints UK country manager

    Oliver Strickland has joined Knomo as the brand's new UK country manager.

    Marks & Spencer names new clothing and home FD

    Former Dixons Carphone group finance director, Khurram Uqaili, has joined Marks & Spencer as finance director of its clothing and home division, replacing Shaun Wills.

    Former Nobody’s Child CEO joins In The Style

    Etailer In The Style has appointed John Allen as chief technology officer and chief digital officer.

    Shaun Wills to exit M&S and return to Superdry

    Superdry has re-hired its former chief financial officer, Shaun Wills, in the same role.

    Kit & Kaboodal appoints retail veteran as chair

    Richard Jackson has been announced as chair of online women’s clothing brand, Kit & Kaboodal.

    Raeburn appoints new head of online

    Raeburn has appointed Johnny Ridley as its new head of online and growth marketing, Drapers can reveal.

    M&S hires Fiona Lambert as MD of Jaeger

    Marks & Spencer has appointed former River Island managing director of new business development, Fiona Lambert, as managing director of Jaeger.

    Anthropologie hires new international MD

    Anthropologie has appointed former Boden chief product officer, Matt Hilgeman, as its new managing director of international.

    Jeff Bezos to step down as Amazon chief executive

    Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is to step down as chief executive of the online retail giant.

    Frugi appoints new CEO

    Kidswear brand Frugi has appointed Sarah Clark as its new CEO.

    Hunter global brand director exits

    Hunter global brand director Ali Lowry has left the business after seven years.

    Peter Ruis joins Canadian retailer Indigo

    Former Jigsaw CEO Peter Ruis has been announced as president of Canadian lifestyle retailer Indigo.

    Pinko appoints sustainability design director

    Italian womenswear brand Pinko has announced British designer Patrick McDowell as its new sustainability design director.

    Depop COO exits amid restructuring

    Depop’s chief operating officer Dominic Rose has left the business today, following the company’s decision to restructure its management team.

    John Lewis customer experience director exits

    John Lewis’s customer experience director, Peter Cross, is stepping down from the business at the end of April.

    Heist announces raft of senior appointments

    Heist has appointed a new chief executive, chairman, head of product and head of marketing.

    Steven Cook exits Debenhams

    steven cook new debenhams md of fashion and homeDebenhams co-CEO Steven Cook is stepping away from the business as the winding-down of its operations continues, Drapers can reveal.

    Filippa K poaches Alexander Wang CCO

    Swedish clothing brand Filippa K has appointed Rikard Frost as its new CEO.

    Pentland Brands appoints first positive business director

    Sara Brennan has been appointed as Pentland Brands’ first positive business director.

    Primark hires new corporate affairs director

    Primark has appointed Alice Macandrew to the newly-created position of corporate affairs director.

    Charles Clinkard appoints new MD

    The Clinkard Group has appointed Tim Payne as the new managing director of footwear retailer Charles Clinkard.

    Valentino hires new chief client officer

    Designer Italian label Valentino has appointed Enzo Quarenghi as chief client officer and digital acquisition.

    Balmain appoints new CCO

    French luxury fashion house Balmain has appointed Matthieu Petri as its new group chief commercial officer.

    Aqua & Rock hires new company director

    Premium British sustainable fashion brand Aqua & Rock has appointed financial expert Simon Richard Wilson Hoyle as company director.

    McArthurGlen hires new managing director of leasing 

    Designer outlet group McArthurGlen has promoted regional leasing director Nick Brady to group managing director of leasing.

    Executive shake-up at Wolverine Worldwide

    Wolverine Worldwide has named Jim Zwiers (pictured) as president of its global operations group, while Matt Blonder has been appointed president of global ecommerce.

    John Lewis Partnership names deputy chairman

    Brand strategy expert and former Asos board member Rita Clifton will take on the role in February.

    Matchesfashion appoints global fashion officer

    The luxury retailer's fashion and buying director Natalie Kingham will take on the newly created role.

    Superdry rejigs top team

    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.

    YNAP looks to Burberry for new operations chief

    Yoox Net-a-Porter Group (YNAP) has appointed former Burberry vice president of global customer fulfilment, Mirko Nobili, as its global operations director.

    Raft of senior appointments at Sandersons

    Sheffield-based department store Sandersons has appointed a new managing director, buying director and ecommerce director.

    Bravissimo names new chief executive

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    Lingerie etailer Bravissimo has appointed managing director Leanne Cahill as chief executive, replacing founder Sarah Tremellen.

    Marks & Spencer names new non-exec director

    Marks & Spencer has appointed Bupa Group CEO Evelyn Bourke as a non-executive director.

    Zalando co-CEO to step down

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    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 exits

    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 looks to Asos for new marketing chief

    Ebay UK has appointed Eve Williams, global brand director at Asos, as chief marketing officer.

    Yoox Net-a-Porter Group hires new CEO

    Yoox Net-a-Porter Group has named Geoffroy Lefebvre as its new chief executive.

    Matchesfashion poaches Net-a-Porter buying director

    Matchesfashion has appointed Elizabeth von der Goltz to the newly created role of chief commercial officer.

    New buying chief at Net-a-Porter

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    Lea Cranfield will be returning to Net-a-Porter as chief buying and merchandising officer next year, Drapers can reveal.

    Net-a-Porter managing director steps down

    Net-a-Porter's managing director Nicola Brandolese has left the business after just one year in the role.

    Hunter hires Net-a-Porter co-founder

    British wellington boot brand Hunter has appointed Net-a-Porter co-founder Claudia Plant as its new chief marketing officer.

    Lululemon appoints first female CFO

    Lululemon has promoted Meghan Frank to the role of chief financial officer.

    Exclusive: Fat Face appoints new chairman

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    Lifestyle retailer Fat Face has appointed former Joules CEO Colin Porter as non-executive chairman.

    New CEO for London indie Machine-A

    Fashion business development platform Tomorrow London has become the majority shareholder in men’s and women’s wear concept store Machine-A.

    Harold Tillman joins LCF as business and enterprise adviser

    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.

    Very Group hires new chief information officer

    The Very Group has appointed former BBC director of technology platform Matt Grest as chief information officer.

    Boohoo Group names new non-executive director

    Boohoo has appointed Shaun McCabe as a non-executive director.

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    Amazon hires US Vogue creative director

    Amazon has reportedly appointed former American Vogue creative director Sally Singer to the new role of head of fashion direction.

    Selfridges appoints new managing director

    Selfridges has appointed Andrew Keith as its new managing director.

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    Asos appoints new chief commercial officer

    Asos has appointed José Antonio Ramos Calamonte as its new chief commercial officer.

    Superdry appoints interim CFO

    Superdry has appointed former Hunter CFO Benedict Smith as interim chief financial officer.

    Ex-Pink Shirtmaker COO joins start-up The Shirt Society

    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

    Senior reshuffle at McArthurGlen

    Designer outlet owner McArthurGlen has announced a change of leadership with immediate effect.

    Havaianas hires new international president

    Frederic Levy has been appointed as the new president of Havaianas International.

    Superdry CFO steps down

    Superdry chief financial officer Nick Gresham has stepped down from the board with immediate effect, after 16 months in the role.

    Amazon appoints new head of fashion for Europe

    The ecommerce giant has named Ruth Diaz as the new head of Amazon Fashion Europe.

    Superdry CFO steps down

    Superdry’s chief financial officer Nick Gresham has stepped down from the board with immediate effect, after 16 months in the role.

    Joseph appoints new co-creative directors

    Contemporary clothing brand Joseph has appointed husband and wife duo Anna Lundbäck Dyhr and Frederik Dyhr as its new co-creative directors.

    Leadership reshuffle at Longchamp

    Longchamp has appointed managing director of UK and Ireland, Paul Lorraine, as its new president and CEO of North America, Drapers can reveal.

    Pentland appoints Canterbury and Mitre brand director

    Pentland Brands has appointed Jodie Soussan as global brand director for its Canterbury and Mitre brands.

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