Aeffe, owner of the brand, has announced that Alessandro Varisco has been nominated to the position of president at Moschino. The post had been empty for three months since the departure of Thierry Andretta on December 31.
Renato Semerari has been named global president of the beauty division at Coty. He will also be in charge of all of the group’s international brands of cosmetics which are mass-distributed across the Americas, Europe, Asia and the Middle-East.
Already present in Asia and in Hong Kong, Jimmy Choo has decided to accentuate its presence there. To do so, the shoemaker has signed a joint-venture with Bluebell Far East Limited – an existent partner – to open new boutiques.
The outdoor brand has named Pierre Boccon-Liaudet and José Cledera to the posts of director of finance and director of operations for Europe. This follows the departure of vice-president of finance and operations, Sébastien Leroux.
“We’ve been waiting for this for a long time,” declared Stephen Urquhart, president of Omega, at the opening of a flagship store on 5th Avenue in New York; a beautiful location for the horologer which has decided to present all of its lines there.
Beauté Prestige International has named Léa Vignal-Kenedi as vice-president of Narciso Rodriguez Parfums. She will be kept busy with the development of a new fragrance for women, expected to launch internationally in April 2009.