All change at Kenzo. In the same week that the house announced the appointment of a new artistic director, it has named a new CEO, Sylvain Blanc, who joins the Paris fashion marque from underwear specialist Undiz.
In an optimistic outlook for the upcoming Christmas trading period, The John Lewis Partnership (JLP) is to recruit more than 7,000 temporary seasonal staff across the country — 2,000 more than last year.
Two high-calibre hires for Authentic Bespoke Group. The UK-based fashion and accessories group has appointed Deborah Lloyd and Giles English as board observers and advisors across its expanding portfolio.
FatFace CEO Liz Evans is to join Asda as MD of its George unit, a move widely rumoured since the summer. Meanwhile, The FatFace Group has named Will Crumbie as its CEO, moving up immediately from his current CFO post.
Appointed general manager of fashion and fragrance in 2018, Charlotte Tasset has left the Parisian house, owned by Spain's Puig. Currently, it is not known what her next move will be or who will succeed her.
Premium e-commerce marketplace Secret Sales has hired six “star” senior execs with impressive track records at some of fashion’s biggest names. They’re filling new positions as it expands at home and abroad.
Etro has appointed Fabrizio Cardinali as its CEO, effective in Q4. The company said he brings “more than 25 years of strategic leadership expertise and an unmatched track record in the luxury fashion space”.