Crew Clothing CEO David Butler has reportedly departed the company after six years, along with trading director Cathy Carrington Birch and head of technical Kerry Beckwith.
British luxury fashion house Burberry has appointed Chanel’s head of global diversity and inclusion Alexandra McCauley to the role of chief people officer, effective 15 November 2023.
Paul Wilkinson, global marketing, commercial and managing director for the US at Barbour, has added managing director for the UK and Ireland to his responsibilities, Drapers can reveal.
French fashion giant LVMH has promoted Gonzague de Pirey to chief omnichannel and data officer, a new role taking charge of the group’s data, artificial intelligence (AI) and remote customer service capabilities.
British menswear retailer Percival has appointed former Converse senior marketing executive, Cheryl Calegari, as non-executive director.
Head of Klarna in the UK Alex Marsh has exited the ‘buy now, pay later” lending service after more than four years.
Resale marketplace Ebay has appointed its frequent collaborator, celebrity stylist Amy Bannerman, to the role of pre-loved style director.
Italian luxury brand Fabiana Filippi has appointed Lucia De Vito as its first creative director to produce its ready-to-wear and women’s accessories collections.
Luxury fashion retailer Yoox Net-A-Porter (YNAP) has named Celine Lefebvre as its general manager for the Middle East, effective 23 May.
Bally creative director Rhuigi Villaseñor has exited the Swiss luxury fashion brand after less than two years in the role.
Former Jigsaw CEO Chris Stephenson has taken the role of interim CEO at British footwear brand Hunter from Paolo Porta who was announced as the new boss of Smythson today (15 May).
British luxury leather goods company Smythson has appointed former Hunter boss Paolo Porta as CEO.
Lanvin Group-owned Italian luxury footwear and accessories brand Sergio Rossi has named Paul Kotrba as interim CEO.
Tim Brown, co-founder of Allbirds, has changed his role from co-CEO to chief innovation officer.
Fast Retailing-owned luxury label Helmut Lang has appointed men’s and women’s wear designer Peter Do as its first creative director in nine years.
New Zealand-based outdoorwear label Kathmandu has appointed Crocs Asia Pacific senior vice-president and general manager Megan Welch to the role of CEO.
US luxury department store chain Nordstrom has appointed Cathy Smith as chief financial officer.
Italian fashion business Slowear has appointed former executive vice-president at Gucci Piero Braga as CEO.
SMCP-owned French menswear brand Fursac has appointed A-Cold-Wall’s Jérémie Le Febvre to the role of CEO, effective 15th May 2023.
JD Sports Fashion is set to appoint Dominic Platt as its new chief financial officer later this week, replacing Neil Greenhalgh.
Collette Baxter, former head of retail at Frasers-owned Tessuti, has resurfaced at JD Sports as head of visual merchandising for the UK and Europe.
Werner Bossenmaier, EMEA Marketplace vice-president of footwear label Timberland, has replaced Andreas Olsson as EMEA general manager of Dickies, owner VF Corporation announced on Wednesday (10 May).
PrettyLittleThing merchandising director Jonathan Haycock has left online retail giant Boohoo Group after six years, Drapers has learned.
Former Superdry chief operating officer Silvana Bonello has been appointed CEO at German women’s sportswear brand Oceansapart.
US footwear and clothing retailer Foot Locker has named former Nike executive Blanca Gonzalez as senior vice president and general manager of its WSS retail arm.
Stone Island has appointed Robert Triefus, who most recently served as Gucci’s metaverse CEO, as its new chief executive.
Former buying director at Topshop, Jo Gunner, has been appointed head of fashion buying at high street retailer Oliver Bonas.
Merchandising director for Wallis and Burton at Boohoo Group, Melanie Knowles, has left the business to take the role of planning director at fashion and homeware business Anthropologie.
The John Lewis Partnership has appointed former CEO of womenswear retailer Hobbs, Nicky Dulieu, as non-executive director, effective immediately .
German menswear brand Olymp Bezner has appointed Hendrik Reuter as its new head of ecommerce, succeeding Christian Wurster, who was responsible for the division for almost seven years.
Matalan head of merchandising for ladieswear Joanne Batty has departed the high street value retailer.
Guess has appointed Markus Neubrand as chief financial officer (CFO) succeeding interim finance head Dennis Secor.
Skechers has appointed Richard Parker, who has been at the business for 22 years, to managing director of UK and Ireland.
Silvana Bonello, chief operating officer of Superdry, has stepped down from her post as the high street retailer attempts to garner additional finance from investors, Drapers can reveal.
Luxury retailer End has appointed Lea Cranfield as chief buying and merchandising officer.
Estée Lauder-owned Tom Ford has appointed Peter Hawkings creative director, replacing the eponymous founder of the brand in the post, who will now step back from the fashion house.
Farfetch-owned fashion retailer Browns has promoted Heather Gramston to senior head of men’s and womenswear buying, reporting to buying director Ida Peterson.
Fast fashion etailer Boohoo Group has added John Goold to its board as an independent non-executive director with effect from today.
A further four New Look department head roles have been made redundant after the retailer placed 70 jobs at risk on 20 March, Drapers can exclusively reveal.
Rachel Osborne, the CEO of Ted Baker, is to exit the company with more senior management expected to follow.
High street retailer JD Sports Fashion has appointed Angela Luger and Darren Shapland as non-executive directors.
Tommy Hilfiger president and chief brand officer Avery Baker will step down from the business this summer to “pursue other opportunities”.
JD Sports Fashion has appointed Michael Armstrong in the newly-created role of global managing director.
Levi Strauss & Co has appointed Kenny Mitchell as senior vice-president and chief marketing officer of the Levi’s brand, reporting to the business’s president Michelle Gass.
High street value fashion chain Matalan has appointed Ali Jones as chief customer and omnichannel officer.
Tessuti and Scotts head of retail Collette Baxter and head of multichannel Jenn Bryson have departed the Frasers-owned fashion chains.
Gucci’s metaverse and Vault CEO Robert Triefus is stepping down after six months in the role and 15 years at the luxury house.
PrettyLittleThing founder Umar Kamani has stepped down from the company he launched with his brother Adam 12 years ago to pursue “new challenges and goals”.
British luxury menswear brand Dunhill has appointed Simon Holloway as its new creative director, effective immediately.
VF Corporation, owner of brands including The North Face, Timberland, Napapijri, Vans, Dickies and Altra, has announced a series of senior management changes.
The director-general of the CBI (Confederation of British Industry) Tony Danker has been “dismissed with immediate effect” following an independent investigation into work conduct involving a female employee.
Drapers Footwear Awards-winning brand Crocs has signed a two-year creative partnership with Versace and Yeezy footwear designer Salehe Bembury.
Pentland Brands, the owner of Berghaus and Speedo, has appointed Abhy Thomas-Joseph as global chief operating officer (COO).
Etailer Asos has appointed Natasja Laheij and Jose Manuel Martinéz Gutiérrez as independent non-executive directors to its board.
Former Hobbs CEO Meg Lustman has joined N Brown Group as an independent non-executive director with immediate effect.
Luxury fashion brand Burberry has appointed Kering senior executive Klaus Bierbrauer as chief supply chain and industrial officer, with immediate effect.
Joe Ulloa, managing director of the UK, Ireland and MEA (the Middle East and Africa) at Clarks has stepped down from his role.
Fashion etailer Boohoo Group has appointed former New Look chairman Alistair McGeorge as non-executive director, effective from 31 March.
Luxury Italian fashion house Roberto Cavalli has appointed Sergio Azzolari as CEO.
Ed Alford, chief technology officer (CTO) at New Look, is to depart the retailer after two years in the role.
Phil Cooke, chief product officer at River Island, has decided to step down from the business after five years, Drapers has learned.
In The Style’s founder Adam Frisby has stepped down from the board following completion of the sale to a private equity firm.
High street retailer Matalan has appointed former boss of Co-op food Jo Whitfield as CEO, and Karl-Heinz Holland as chairman, who is the current head of German value fashion retailer Takko.
Footwear brand Dr. Martens has appointed Andrew Harrison as non-executive director, with effect from 1 May 2023.
PLBY Group, the owner of the Playboy lifestyle and fashion brand and its publications, has appointed Marc Crossman as both chief operating officer and chief financial officer.
Resale marketplace Ebay has promoted UK chief marketing officer Eve Williams to the role of vice president and general manager of Ebay UK.
SMCP Group’s luxury fashion brand Maje has appointed Elina Kousourna, head of fellow SMCP brand Fursac, as CEO effective from 17 April 2023.
Canadian winter clothing brand Moose Knuckles has appointed Carlos Nazario as global artistic director overseeing design, image and content for the business.
Designer Jeremy Scott is to step down from his role as creative director at fashion house Moschino, after nearly a decade at the company.
Lingerie retailer Boux Avenue has appointed former Ted Baker chief customer officer Jason Beckley as chief marketing officer.
Sweaty Betty’s chief executive Julia Straus and chief operating officer Mark Smith will leave the business after the sportswear brand’s takeover by a new owner, Drapers can reveal.
Senior vice-president at Burberry, Adrian Ward-Rees, has been named as the new CEO of US-based luxury fashion brand Amiri.
Luxury retail group LVMH is set to appoint Wendel investment house chairman Laurent Mignon to its board.
Womenswear etailer Sosandar has appointed non-executive director Nick Mustoe as interim non-executive chairman with immediate effect.
The British luxury fashion group has announced the appointment of Kate Ferry as chief financial officer and executive director.
High street retailer John Lewis has appointed Nish Kankiwala as its first CEO, weeks after the sudden departure of its executive director Pippa Wicks.
British childrenswear brand Trotters has appointed former Harrods and Selfridges executive Bruce Langlands to the role of CEO.
Sportswear giant Puma has appointed Lionel Telega as the new general manager of the brand’s business unit Sportstyle with immediate effect.
Luxury retailer Matchesfashion has named Christopher Hart, Asos’s former tech boss, its new director of technology and customer experience.
JD Sports Fashion has appointed former Asos chairman Ian Dyson to the role of non-executive director.
Online retailer Asos has hired former Made.com chief customer officer, Dan Elton, as senior customer director.
Nike women’s vice-president and general manager Whitney Malkiel is to step down from the sportswear giant.
Sustainable fashion brand Omnes has hired Fiona Heygate, former womenswear head of buying at Ted Baker, as its new buying director.
The CEO of industry body the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) Tony Danker has stepped down from his role due to “new” allegations regarding his “conduct”.
Ted Baker global head of creative, Anthony Cuthbertson, has stepped down from the high street fashion retailer in addition to other senior staff, Drapers can reveal.
Ted Baker’s chief customer officer Jason Beckley has stepped down from the high street retailer, following its sale to new owners Authentic Brands Group.
John Lewis executive director Pippa Wicks has stepped down from her post at the high street department store.
Dune Group has appointed former Ted Baker senior executive Lindsey Borkowski to the role of vice-president for North American sales.
Superdry has appointed Lysa Hardy to its board as an independent non-executive director with effect from 1 May this year.
The three co-founders of circular fashion service The Restory have stepped down from the luxury repairs service.
Foot Locker has appointed Robert Higginbotham as interim chief financial officer, replacing Andrew Page who will step down from the business at the end of the month.
Marks & Spencer has appointed Cheryl Potter, former head of the global consumer team at private equity firm Permira, to its board as non-executive director.
Despite reporting record sales for the year, revenues at luxury ecommerce platform Farfetch slowed in the final quarter of 2022 as the business warned of “reduced demand” for its “offerings and services” as well as continued challenges in China and Russia.
Gymshark has appointed fitness influencer and bodybuilder David Laid to the role of creative director for its lifting category.
Harvey Nichols has appointed Annabel Thorburn, senior vice-president of ecommerce at Sweaty Betty as its new ecommerce director, Drapers can reveal.
LVMH-owned luxury label Louis Vuitton has appointed rapper and music producer Pharrell Williams as its new creative director for menswear, the role formerly held by the late fashion designer Virgil Abloh.
Simon Platts, responsible sourcing director at Asos, is to step down from his role, Drapers can reveal.
US department store chain Kohl’s has appointed former Joules CEO Nick Jones as chief merchandising and digital officer.
Asos has appointed the former CFO of Matchesfashion, Sean Glithero, as its interim chief financial officer, as the etailer moves forward with its Driving Change agenda.
Richemont, which owns several luxury brands including Chloé, has appointed former Mercedes-Benz and Audi senior executive Bram Schot as non-executive director.
Drapers Awards-winning women’s lifestyle retailer Hush has appointed former Coach creative strategy VP Melissa Dick to the role of chief creative officer.
Online retailer the Very Group has appointed chief financial officer Ben Fletcher to the expanded role of chief finance and transformation officer.
Luxury retailer Matchesfashion has appointed former Asos global brand creative director, John Mooney, as executive creative director.
Sports and leisurewear brand Lacoste has appointed Adidas senior executive Pelagia Kolotouros as creative design director.
Global Fashion Group (GFG) has announced a “leadership transition” today (2 February 2023) as part of the group’s “next phase of development”.
Chief financial officer at the Chinese luxury firm Lanvin Group is to step down from the company.
After taking the post in July 2022, Diesel CEO Eraldo Poletto is leaving the role for personal reasons.
US sportswear brand Under Armour has appointed Carolyn Everson and Patrick Whitesell to its board of directors, effective from today (1 February).
John Lewis customer director Claire Pointon is to step down as the retailer combines the John Lewis and pan-partnership customer teams.
Mark & Spencer has appointed Amazon Fashion general manager Nishi Mahajan to the role of director of third-party brands.
Matalan interim chairman Tim Issacs has departed the value retailer in what is understood to be a wider board shake-up under its new owners.
Luxury fashion house Gucci has appointed Valentino senior executive Sabato De Sarno as its new creative director.
Asos has hired a senior restructuring executive to join its finance department as it seeks to turn around the business.
Global luxury fashion business Michael Kors has appointed former Versace boss Cedric Wilmotte as CEO.
THG, the owner of luxury etailer Coggles and formerly known as The Hut Group, has appointed Damian Sanders as CFO.
Childrenswear business Mamas & Papas has promoted Nathan Williams from chief operating officer to CEO.
Levi Strauss & Co has appointed Nordstrom senior executive Jason Gowans as senior vice-president and chief digital officer.
Farfetch has reshuffled its leadership team, with Elizabeth von der Goltz taking the helm as chief fashion and merchandising officer, and CEO of Browns, in a raft of changes at the etailer.
Ted Baker owner Authentic Brands Group (ABG) has appointed Jessica Holscott as CFO replacing Kevin Clarke who moves to the role of executive vice-chairman.
Gymshark has appointed former Lacoste executive vice president of operations, Laurent Madelaine, as its first chief supply chain officer.
Burberry has appointed Giorgio Belloli and Delphine Sonder to the newly-created roles of chief digital, customer and innovation officer and chief merchandising officer.
Luxury fashion business LVMH has appointed Pietro Beccari, the head of Christian Dior Couture, to the role of chairman and chief executive of Louis Vuitton, amid a wider management shake-up at the group.
Marks & Spencer’s co-CEO Katie Bickerstaffe has reset her digital team to deliver on the retailer’s omnichannel goals and boost customer loyalty.
Former River Island marketing director Jill Gate has joined George at Asda as senior director of brand marketing for the supermarket clothing label.
Elizabeth Spaulding, chief executive of online personal styling service Stitch Fix, has stepped down from the company as it announces a further 20% cut in its workforce.
Louise Trotter, the creative director at sports and casualwear brand Lacoste, has stepped down from her post after four years in the role.
The chief financial officer at outdoor clothing and fashion brand Lands’ End Jim Gooch is to step down from the business and replaced in the interim by Bernard McCracken, the company’s chief accounting officer.
Designer Jeff Banks was made a director at Vivienne Westwood days before the death of eponymous founder, Dame Vivienne Westwood.
Pentland Brands Asia Pacific president Matt Rock has replaced Jim Gerson as president of the business’s Americas region ahead of Gerson’s retirement.
Fashion etailer Asos has appointed former former Calvin Klein marketing chief, Marie Gulin-Merle, as its non-executive director effective 1 February 2023.
Sports retailer Under Armour has appointed Stephanie Linnartz as president and CEO, replacing Colin Browne who will return to the position of COO.
River Island has announced that Richard Bradbury will rejoin the business as executive chair with full responsibilities for leadership of the business.
Luxury fashion house Valentino has appointed Daniel Paltridge former president of the Americas for Bulgari as CEO of its US operations.
Former In The Style CEO Sam Perkins has been appointed chief executive of furniture business Loaf.
Group marketing director at JD Sports Fashion, Nadia Kokni, is to join Hugo Boss as vice-president of global marketing.
Fashion etailer Asos has appointed former Amazon exec Wei Gao to the role of non-executive director and member of the audit committee, effective 1 February 2023.
Calvin Klein has appointed Inditex’s Eva Serrano as global brand president.
Marks & Spencer has appointed former Topshop Topman managing director Mitch Hughes as director of menswear.
Prada has appointed Gianfranco D’Attis as CEO of the Prada brand.
Zalando’s chief business and product officer Jim Freeman is leaving the business in March next year.
Puma has appointed Maria Valdes into the newly-created role of chief product officer, promoting her from her post as general manager of the sportswear company’s largest business unit Sportstyle.
Luxury French fashion house Christian Dior has named Antoine Arnault as its new CEO.
Gymshark has hired Laura Hagan as its new chief people officer (CPO).
Danish fashion brand Ganni has appointed Priya Matadeen as its first chief brand officer, effective from 4 January.
In The Style’s CEO has announced that he will step down from the business less than a year into the role as the etailer launches a strategic review, which could lead to a potential sale.
Brand Machine Group (BMG) has appointed Daljit Bhasin as chief technology and operating officer.
Andrea Guerra will join Prada Group as CEO as of January 2023, as part of the luxury business’s succession plan.
Steve Rendle has stepped down as president, chairman and chief executive officer of VF Corporation, which owns brands such as Vans, North Face, Timberland, Dickies and Supreme.
Fiona Lambert, managing director of Jaeger at Marks & Spencer, is leaving the business, Drapers can exclusively reveal.
Nigel Oddy the interim boss of Matalan will take sole charge of the commercial team at the high street retailer after making the commercial officer role held by James Brown redundant.
Asos’s interim chief financial officer Katy Mecklenburgh will step down in May 2023, the etailer announced this morning (2 December).
Women’s lifestyle retailer Hush has appointed British Retail Consortium (BRC) non-executive director Sarah Miles as CEO.
Unbound Group, owner of Hotter Shoes, has appointed former New Look CFO Alastair Miller as non-executive director with immediate effect.
US sportswear and footwear retailer Foot Locker has announced a slew of changes to its executive team.
N Brown’s group chief financial officer Rachel Izzard will be stepping down from her post at the digital clothing and footwear retailer.
Poundland owner Pepco Group is to appoint its former chief executive Andy Bond as chairman.
Womenswear etailer In The Style has appointed former Boohoo Group’s head of design Jocelyn Seeley as its new design manager.
The now former creative director of Gucci, Alessandro Michele, has confirmed he is leaving the Italian luxury label after seven years at its helm.
Mothercare has appointed its first CEO since 2020, with Daniel Le Vesconte due to start in January, as the group’s profits and revenues fall in the first six months of its 2023 financial year.
Former JD Sports chief executive Peter Cowgill has been appointed as The Fragrance Shop’s first non-executive chair.
River Island’s marketing director Jill Gate has decided to exit the business, Drapers can reveal.
River Island CEO Will Kernan has decided to step down from his role to pursue a number of “personal and commercial projects”.
Marks and Spencer Group has appointed Jeremy Townsend as its new interim chief financial officer.
US denim and fashion company Levi Strauss & Co has named the successor to president and CEO Chip Bergh, who will step down in May 2024 after 13 years in the role.
Julie Driscoll, divisional managing director of retail, fashion and manufacturing at Hyve Group, which owns trade shows including Pure and Scoop, has been appointed as CEO at Olympia London.
Selfridges managing director Anne Pitcher is joining the board of Canadian department store chain Holt Renfrew as deputy chair, Drapers can reveal.
Puma has promoted chief commercial officer Arne Freundt to replace CEO Bjørn Gulden, who is set to leave the company later this year after nine years.
N Brown Group has hired Joules’s head of design Helen Low as the group’s new director of design, Drapers can reveal.
Anna Gardner, chief commercial officer at luxury skiwear brand Perfect Moment, has left the business after less than seven months in the role, Drapers understands.
Paula Nickolds, Sainsbury’s general merchandise and clothing commercial director and former managing director of John Lewis, has reportedly been appointed as non-executive chairwoman of beauty technology firm CurrentBody.
Paul Brennan, managing director at luxury fashion retailer Browns, has stepped down after five years at the business.
The John Lewis Partnership has today appointed Zak Mian as its first chief transformation and technology officer.
Esprit has appointed Ana Andjelic as its new chief brand officer (CBO) to “redefine the brand’s new identity” and lead the creative direction and design hub globally from New York.
Sebastian Manes, buying and merchandising director for women’s, kids, accessories, beauty, food and restaurants at Selfridges, is to step down from his role.
Tesco has promoted the CEO of its F&F clothing arm, Jan Marchant, to managing director of home and clothing.
N Brown Group’s chief brand officer Kenyatte Nelson has left the etailer as part of a wider streamlining of the business, Drapers can reveal.
Mitch Hughes, managing director of Boohoo Group’s Dorothy Perkins, Burton and Wallis, has left the business as several of the etailer’s brands consolidate, Drapers can reveal.
Managing director of Net-a-Porter Vikki Kavanagh has been named managing director of British menswear retailer Mr Porter.
Boohoo Group’s chief information officer Jo Graham has left the business after three years.
JD Sports Fashion has announced that its chief financial officer Neil Greenhalgh will step down from the business next year.
Yoox Net-a-Porter has named Philippe Larrieu as its regional general manager for Japan, effective immediately.
The online fashion retail group has named Alison Loehnis as its interim chief executive, effective from 31 October.
Gucci has named Robert Triefus as CEO for the luxury house’s metaverse and Vault ventures.
Burberry has appointed former Bottega Veneta creative director Daniel Lee as its new chief creative officer, replacing Riccardo Tisci. Lee will start next week.
Footwear and accessories brand The Dune Group has appointed Nigel Darwin as its new CEO, replacing Daniel Rubin.
Boohoo Group’s new chief financial officer Shaun McCabe will start on 3 October, the etailer has confirmed.
Lululemon has appointed Sarah Clark as senior vice-president for the EMEA region.
Sportswear brand Gymshark has appointed Mat Dunn, currently CFO and COO of Asos, as its new chief financial officer from the new year.
Matalan has appointed former New Look CEO Nigel Oddy as its new interim CEO, and at the same time the value retailer has launched a “strategic” sales process.
Luxury fashion retailer Matchesfashion has appointed Carl Tallents as its new chief commercial officer (CCO), effective from October.
Burberry chief operating and financial officer, Julie Brown, is to step down from the luxury fashion business at the close of the company’s current financial year, 1 April 2023.
The British Fashion Council (BFC) has named David Pemsel as its new chair.
Mike Ashley will step down from the board of Frasers Group on 19 October.
John Lewis has hired former vice president of brand at George at Asda, Zoe Matthews, to take up its newly-created role of lifestyle director.
Premium Italian accessories brand Furla has appointed Giorgio Presca as the new CEO, effective immediately.
Stephanie Phair is reportedly stepping down as chairman of the British Fashion Council (BFC) after nearly four years.
Asos non-executive director Karen Geary is to step down from her role at the business.
Sportswear brand Reebok has appointed Todd Krinsky as its new CEO, succeeding Matt O’Toole.
Ted Baker has hired James Waller as its new head of sales for menswear.
Tom Mora and Jennifer Lyu have partnered as the principal designers for all Kate Spade New York product categories.
Unbound Group chief financial officer Dan Lampard is to step down after 13 months in the role.
Asos has appointed Tim Phipps as its new sportswear and outdoor director, Drapers can reveal.
Trish Donnelly, chief executive of PVH Americas and Calvin Klein Global, is leaving the company to pursue other opportunities.
New Look has promoted buying manager Trisha Baker to head of buying.
Footwear veteran Jane Wilson will succeed Robert Perkins as the chair of The British Footwear Association (BFA)’s board of directors.
Luxury UK-based retailer End has appointed Nick Bailey as its new chief operating officer.
Online marketplace Secret Sales has promoted its digital director Fiona Lay to chief trading officer.
Mulberry Group has announced that non-executive chairman Godfrey Davis, will step down from the board on 30 September.
London department store Liberty has appointed beauty consultant Rhea Cartwright as its new head of beauty buying.
Adidas has announced that Kasper Rorsted will step down as chief executive in 2023 and a search for his replacement is underway.
Foot Locker has appointed Mary Dillon as its new chief executive.
Polish fast fashion retailer Reserved has appointed Dan Hildyard as its new head of property, as it looks to expand its UK store portfolio.
Womenswear etailer Sosandar has appointed Lesley Watt as non-executive director, effective from 1 September 2022.
Former N Brown Group buying director Shailina Parti has joined Westside as chief operating officer.
Mat Dunn, chief operating officer and chief financial officer of Asos, is to step down as part of a restructuring of its executive team.
Eileen Fisher is stepping down as CEO of her eponymous fashion brand.
Lifestyle retailer Joules has announced that Jonathon Brown, former John Lewis omnichannel director, will become the new CEO from September.
Copenhagen International Fashion Fair (CIFF) has appointed Sofie Dolva as its new director.
Primark has appointed former Tesco brand director Michelle McEttrick to the newly created role of chief customer officer.
Next boss Simon Wolfson has stepped down as non-executive director at Deliveroo just 18 months after taking up the role.
American luxury department store chain Neiman Marcus has appointed former Harrods Direct director Ryan Ross as president.
Former Tesco CFO Alan Stewart will join Burberry’s board as a non-executive director from 1 September 2022.
Pentland Brands, the owner of Speedo, Berghaus, Ellesse, has appointed Paisley Wright as its new director of creative.
JD Sports Fashion has today announced that former B&Q executive Régis Schultz will take on the role of chief executive in September 2022.
Asos has appointed Elena Martínez Ortiz as the new womenswear director of its own-brand offering, Asos Design, Drapers can reveal.
Ted Baker has confirmed the departure of Andrew Jennings as a non-executive director.
Cornish clothing and footwear brand Celtic & Co has appointed Martin Hayball to the newly-created role of group head of finance.
United Colors of Benetton has appointed designer Andrea Incontri as its new creative director for menswear, womenswear and kidswear.
Matalan has announced that executive chair Steve Johnson is stepping down from the board, and that John Hargreaves will return to Matalan in the capacity of founder and chair, with immediate effect.
The Very Group, which comprises Very.co.uk and Littlewoods.com, has appointed Jessica Myers as its new chief marketing officer, effective 3 October.
Eoin Tonge, Marks & Spencer’s chief financial officer, will be leaving the retailer to take up a new role as finance director at Primark owner Associated British Foods (ABF).
Depop’s CEO, Maria Raga, is stepping down to pursue personal ventures.
Chinese luxury brand Shang Xia has named Sophia Wu as its new CEO.
Inc Retail Group managing director Dan Shaw and creative director Ben Perman are leaving to focus on their retail operations and strategy consultancy business, Fusion.
Premium fashion search platform Lyst has promoted Emma McFerran to chief executive, ahead of an expected stock market listing.
Gap Inc has confirmed that president and CEO Sonia Syngal will step down from her position and from the company’s board.
Former Asos CEO Nick Beighton has been named chief executive of Matchesfashion.
Leeds-based fashion and homeware retailer Joe Browns has appointed Peter Alecock as its new CEO, Drapers can reveal.
JD Sports Fashion has appointed former Morrisons chairman Andrew Higginson as the new chair of the group, effective from 11 July.
British womenswear brand Me+Em has appointed former End Clothing, Marks & Spencer and Moss Bros executive Maurice Helfgott as chairman.
Seasalt’s chief sales officer, Will Charnley, is leaving the clothing and lifestyle retailer “to seek new challenges and opportunities”, Drapers can reveal.
Former CEO of Walmart Japan, Lionel Desclée, will replace current CEO of The Very Group Henry Birch in September.
Moda Operandi has named Marc Rofsky as its new director of buying, ready-to-wear.
Burberry has poached Kingfisher’s sustainability director Caroline Laurie, as its new vice-president for corporate responsibility.
The Fédération de la Haute Couture et de la Mode (FHCM) has elected Chanel executive Bruno Pavlovsky as the new president of its executive committee and executive board.
John Lewis has appointed Queralt Ferrer as its first director of design for fashion, as part of its plans to develop is own-brand ranges.
Boohoo Group has appointed Shaun McCabe as its new chief financial officer.
Luxury UK-based retailer End has named a new CEO as its founders move on from direct control of the business and it works on the “next phase” of its evolution.
Gymshark has appointed The Very Group’s chief marketing officer Carly O’Brien, to drive its brand marketing strategy.
Former O2 CEO Ronan Dunne will join Marks & Spencer’s board as a non-executive director from 1 August 2022.
Asos has appointed José Antonio Ramos Calamonte as its new CEO and reported a 4% year on year rise in revenue for the three months to 31 May. However it has lowered its profit guidance for the financial year.
New Look has appointed Helen Connolly as its new CEO, effective today.
Canadian brand Moose Knuckles has made several new senior hires.
British brand Reiss has announced plans to add further third-party premium brands to its proposition, and has appointed Ben Hurren, former head of menswear elevation at Flannels, to oversee the division.
Luxury fashion house Emilio Pucci has named Belgian fashion executive Saar Debrouwere as its new CEO.
Sportswear etailer SportsShoes.com, which sells sports clothing and running trainers from third-party brands including Helly Hansen, Hoka, and Reebok, has hired a former chief technology officer (CTO) of online fashion retailer In The Style.
Former Asos CEO Nick Beighton has joined UK-based discounted fashion marketplace Secret Sales as chairman.
Dave Clark, CEO of Amazon’s worldwide consumer division, will step down from ecommerce giant, effective 1 July.
The Prada Group has appointed former Jil Sander general director Roberto Massardi as the Milan-based fashion house’s new chief business development officer.
Diesel has named Eraldo Poletto as its new global CEO.
Frasers Group’s new CEO Michael Murray has shaken up the retailer’s leadership team, which he hopes will “accelerate the group’s strategy”.
TJX Europe, the owner of TK Maxx, has appointed a group president, and president of TJX Europe.
Peter Cowgill, executive chairman of JD Sports Fashion, will step down from his role at the business with immediate effect.
Marks & Spencer’s 2021/22 full-year trading update aligned with CEO Steve Rowe’s last day at the retail chain (25 May). Here’s what he had to say on his final day in the top job.
Harrods has appointed Tim Parker as its new chief financial officer.
Marco De Vincenzo has been announced as the new creative director of womenswear, menswear and home collections at luxury fashion house Etro.
Luxury womenswear label Jacquemus has appointed Bastien Daguzan as its new CEO.
The John Lewis Partnership has appointed Lisa Cherry as executive director for people.
AllSaints CEO Peter Wood has joined the board of the British Retail Consortium as a non-executive director.
James Munson has been promoted to international director of Marks & Spencer, with a focus on driving growth in the key market of India through owned, joint ventures and franchise partnerships.
Atterley, the marketplace for independent fashion retailers, has promoted Kelly Byrne to co-CEO alongside longstanding incumbent Kenny Baillie.
Paul Richardson has been appointed chairman of fashion resale platform Haru, as it seeks to expand.
Kirsty McGregor will step down as editor of Drapers on 18 May, after eight years at the publication.
Kontoor Brands, the US-based owner of Wrangler and Lee, has appointed Mame Annan-Brown as global head of environmental, social and governance (ESG), effective immediately.
Gant managing director for northern Europe Fergus Patterson has stepped down from his role after nearly 10 years, as the brand reorganises its operating regions.
Marks & Spencer announced today that Jill Stanton, current director of womenswear, kidswear and beauty, will retire in July. Maddy Evans will succeed Stanton, and will step into the role of director of womenswear in July.
Matchesfashion has appointed Farfetch senior vice-president of finance Dave Murray as chief financial officer.
The CEO of Joules, Nick Jones, who has been at the company since 2019 is stepping down following a profit warning.
Michael Murray, Frasers Group’s former head of elevation, has assumed the role of CEO, previously covered by Mike Ashley.
Christine Kasoulis, former buying director of fashion at John Lewis, has joined supermarket giant Sainsbury’s as business unit director for clothing, home and furniture.
Former Jigsaw CEO Peter Ruis has been announced as president of Canadian lifestyle retailer Indigo.
Copenhagen-based contemporary brand Saks Potts has appointed its first CEO, as it gears up for international growth.
Depop’s chief operating officer Dominic Rose has left the business today, following the company’s decision to restructure its management team.
Missguided’s founder, Nitin Passi, has decided to step down as CEO after the womenswear retailer appointed advisory firm Teneo to explore “strategic options” for its future.
Jon Wragg has been appointed as an independent non-executive director at online womenswear brand Sosandar.
Debenhams co-CEO Steven Cook is stepping away from the business as the winding-down of its operations continues, Drapers can reveal.
Swedish clothing brand Filippa K has appointed Rikard Frost as its new CEO.
Richard Liu, the founder of Chinese etail group JD.com, has stepped down as chief executive.
Streetwear brand SikSilk has appointed Laura Wiard as its new trading director.
British sportswear giant Gymshark is undertaking a restructuring of the business, which could result in the loss of 121 jobs.
British luxury fashion house Burberry has hired Geoffrey Williams, formerly at Dr Martens, as vice-president – global head of diversity and inclusion.
Cornish sustainable childrenswear brand Frugi has appointed former Victoria’s Secret global president Margaret McDonald as its new chair.
Designer Christopher Raeburn has moved into the new role of collaborator at large at US footwear brand Timberland.
Luxury fashion brand Dsquared2 has appointed Sergio Azzolari, general manager of Tod’s Group-owned footwear brands Hogan and Fay, as its new CEO.
Dr Martens has named Darren McCoy as its new global creative director.
Burberry has announced Orna NíChionna as its new senior independent director with effect from 2 April 2022.
Danish fashion and lifestyle brand Wood Wood has made several new hires.
Sean Hallows will be promoted to COO, taking over from Phil Hackney, who will step down from the role in April after six years.
Sustainable materials science company Pangaia has recruited Krishna Nikhil as its first CEO.
Footwear retailer FitFlop has appointed David Schuttenkopf as its new chief commercial officer.
Rental platform Hirestreet has appointed Rosie Hartman as its new strategy lead, and unveiled a rebrand as it looks to move to a marketplace model.
Prada shakes up management team
The Prada Group has announced a shake-up of its management team, including the appointment of a new chief financial officer.
Emmanuel Gintzburger has been appointed as the CEO of Italian luxury fashion house Versace, while Gianfilippo Testa succeeds him at British fashion label Alexander McQueen.
Penny Parry, commercial director at Joules, has decided to leave the business for a “new challenge”.
Footwear manufacturer and retailer Clarks has appointed Jonathan Ram as its new CEO.
Esprit has confirmed William Pak as chief executive officer. Pak was appointed as Esprit’s interim chief executive officer in October 2021 and will now lead the new era of the brand alongside a new executive leadership team.
Pak will be joined by financial industry veteran Brian Won as chief financial officer, Sang Langill, who was named chief product officer in December 2021, and Larry Luk as chief digital and marketing officer, who previously worked at L’Oréal and Calvin Klein.
Italian luxury brand Salvatore Ferragamo has appointed Maximilian Davis as its new creative director, effective 16 March.
Marks & Spencer CEO Steve Rowe is stepping down from the role and will be replaced by Stuart Machin and Katie Bickerstaffe.
Canadian outerwear brand Moose Knuckles has appointed Eric Tosello as executive vice-president of its Asia-Pacific territory.
Michael Kors CEO Joshua Schulman has stepped down just seven months into the role, the brand’s owner Capri Holdings has said.
Ted Baker has appointed former Joules chief financial officer Marc Dench as CFO, with effect from today (8 March).
Adidas has appointed former Hunter creative director Alasdhair Willis as its new chief creative officer.
British luxury knitwear manufacturer John Smedley has named Jess Mcguire-Dudley as its new deputy managing director.
Luxury department store Browns has appointed Nellie Eden as its creative beauty editor in residence as part of its plans to add beauty to its offering later this year.
Phil Dickinson, Superdry’s creative director will step away from the business later this summer, Drapers can reveal.
Hugo Boss has restructured its creative leadership team.
JD Sports Fashion has appointed Kath Smith as its senior independent director and chair of the nominations committee.
Victoria Beckham has reportedly named Lara Barrio as the new design director of her eponymous brand.
Karl Doyle, former executive group commercial director at Reiss, has been appointed vice president of Asda’s clothing and home brand George.
Footwear retailer FitFlop has appointed Sal Usmani as its new chief technology officer.
Hotter Shoes owner Unbound Group has appointed Sarah Davies as chief product officer to roll out its expansion into clothing.
Lingerie retailer Ann Summers has announced a management team shake-up.
The John Lewis Partnership has appointed its first pan-partnership customer director.
URBN, owners of Urban Outfitters, Anthropologie and Free People, has reported surging sales for the full year to January 2022, and appointed a new president for North America
Sustainable leisurewear label Presca has hired Lily Rice, a former Drapers 30 Under 30 alumna, as creative director.
Personal stylist website Thread has promoted head of business development Terry Betts to director of buying and business development.
Yorkshire-based menswear brand Cut & Pin has appointed Polly Jackson as its new trading director.
Asos’s executive retail director of womenswear, Nick Loveday, and director of strategic partnerships, wholesale, Stephen Owen, are set to leave the etail business, Drapers can reveal.
Monsoon Accessorize has appointed former Very Group fashion director Emma Alexander as the new managing director for Accessorize, Drapers can reveal.
Debenhams has named former JD Sports Fashion group multichannel director Daniel Finley as its new chief executive.
Ted Baker has named Esprit executive Jason Beckley as its new chief customer, marketing and digital officer.
In The Style COO and CFO Paul Masters is to leave the fast fashion etailer in March.
Valentino has resturctured its finance and operations structure and added two new executive roles.
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.
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.
London-based fashion marketplace Depop has appointed Francois Callens to the role of chief operating officer.
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.
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 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.
Phase Eight’s managing director Simon Pickering will leave the business at the end of April.
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.
Start-Rite CEO Kate Tansley is stepping down because of health issues.
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.
Heist has appointed a new chief executive, chairman, head of product and head of marketing.
Debenhams co-CEO Steven Cook is stepping away from the business as the winding-down of its operations continues, Drapers can reveal.
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.
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.
Yoox Net-a-Porter Group has named Geoffroy Lefebvre as its new chief executive.
Matchesfashion has appointed Elizabeth von der Goltz to the newly created role of chief commercial officer.
Lea Cranfield will be returning to Net-a-Porter as chief buying and merchandising officer next year, Drapers can reveal.
Lifestyle retailer Fat Face has appointed former Joules CEO Colin Porter as non-executive chairman.
Fashion business development platform Tomorrow London has become the majority shareholder in men’s and women’s wear concept store Machine-A.
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.
Superdry’s chief financial officer Nick Gresham has stepped down from the board with immediate effect, after 16 months in the role.
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