Tag : people moves
This week's need-to-know people movesSubscription
Mark Newton-Jones leaves Mothercare – again – Beth Butterwick pops up, appointments at Debenhams, Marks & Spencer, White Company and Frugi, and a top-level exit at Dune
Beth Butterwick joins Jigsaw Subscription
Former Karen Millen chief executive Beth Butterwick has joined Jigsaw as a consultant operating partner, Drapers can reveal.
Mothercare CEO and chairman step down Subscription
Mothercare has announced that its chief executive officer Mark Newton-Jones has today stepped down as part of the company’s “transformation plans”.
Sainsbury’s CEO to retireSubscription
Mike Coupe is to retire after six years as Sainsbury’s CEO and fifteen years working for Sainsbury’s.
M&S bolsters retail operations team Subscription
Marks & Spencer has announced that it has added two new roles – property director and retail director – to its retail, operations and property leadership team.
Agent Provocateur appoints new CEOSubscription
Luxury lingerie brand Agent Provocateur has appointed former Kurt Geiger buying and supply chain director Michelle Ryan as its new chief executive.
Dune Group CEO to exit Subscription
The Dune Group’s chief executive, James Cox, is set to leave the footwear retailer on 9 March, after more than 10 years at the business.
Debenhams Group has appointed former Pimkie interim CEO Beatrice Lafon as non-executive director of Celine Jersey Topco Limited, the parent company of the Debenhams Group of operating companies.
Shoe Zone appoints chairmanSubscription
Footwear retailer Shoe Zone has appointed Charles Smith as chairman.
Topshop trading director to leaveSubscription
Topshop’s trading director Helen Wilson is serving her notice and will be leaving the business later this year, Drapers can reveal.
Fiorucci appoints menswear artistic directorSubscription
Italian brand Fiorucci has appointed British designer Daniel Fletcher as menswear artistic director.
LK Bennett digital director to exitSubscription
LK Bennett’s digital director, Graham Broomfield, is leaving the business today, Drapers can reveal.
It has been a difficult year for many, but for Ted Baker it has been near catastrophic.
Gant sourcing director takes global roleSubscription
Premium fashion brand Gant has promoted Kate King from sourcing director, Asia-Pacific, to executive vice-president of global sourcing.
Debenhams bolsters boardSubscription
Department store Debenhams has announced the appointment of two new non-executive directors to the board of its parent company Celine Jersey Topco.
Ted Baker has issued a profit warning as it announces the departure of both its CEO and executive chairman.
N Brown hires financial services CEOSubscription
N Brown Group, which owns brands Simply Be, Jacamo, JD Williams and Ambrose Wilson, has appointed Daniel Joy as financial services CEO.
Revo junior vice-president announcedSubscription
Commercial property body Revo has announced Philip Bier, the entrepreneur that brought Copenhagen’s Flying Tiger to the UK, as its junior vice-president.
Gant appoints new CEO Subscription
Gant has promoted its executive vice-president of global markets and sales, Patrik Söderström, to the role of chief executive.
Trouva receives £17m investment Subscription
Trouva, an online marketplace for independent bricks-and-mortar boutiques, has raised £17m in further investment to accelerate international expansion.
M&S hires Arcadia creative directorSubscription
Marks & Spencer has appointed former Arcadia Group creative director, Anthony Cassidy, as its new head of brand creative.
Ted Baker hires chief people officerSubscription
Lifestyle brand Ted Baker has appointed Asos’s Peter Collyer as chief people officer.
Asos appoints chief growth officer Subscription
Asos has announced the appointment of Robert Birge as its first chief growth officer.
Clarks calls in advisers Subscription
Clarks has appointed management consultancy firm McKinsey & Co to help review the business.
Why Richard Price is a good fit for M&SSubscription
Drapers analyses how Richard Price will fare in one of fashion’s toughest jobs
M&S names new clothing bossSubscription
Marks & Spencer has appointed F&F clothing boss Richard Price as its new managing director of clothing and home.
Tiger of Sweden appoints new CEOSubscription
Stockholm-based tailoring brand Tiger of Sweden has appointed Hugo Boss’s Linda Dauriz as its new chief executive.
Arcadia makes senior digital hiresSubscription
Arcadia has made three senior appointments to its digital team, as the group seeks to accelerate its digital growth strategy.
Chloé appoints new CEOSubscription
Luxury fashion brand Chloé has reportedly appointed Maison Margiela boss Riccardo Bellini as its new CEO.
Barbour hires Hobbs head of designSubscription
Barbour has appointed Hobbs head of design Nicola Brown (née Page) as its new head of womenswear, Drapers can reveal.
Debenhams eyes ex-House of Fraser CFOSubscription
Debenhams is rumoured to be about to name Mark Gifford, a former chief financial officer at House of Fraser, as its new chairman this week.
Hotter names new CFOSubscription
Footwear firm Hotter has appointed Adam Griggs as its new chief financial officer.
Sweden-based lifestyle brand Gant has promoted Eleonore Säll to the role of executive vice-president global brand.
Kering appoints diversity chiefSubscription
Luxury fashion group Kering has appointed Kalpana Bagamane Denzel as its new chief diversity, inclusion and talent officer.
Asos reveals new board members Subscription
Asos has appointed four new non-executive directors, including Luke Jensen, CEO of Ocado Solutions.
Another top-level departure at M&SSubscription
Marks & Spencer’s director of supply chain and logistics for clothing and home, Gordon Mowat, is leaving the business, as the retailer seeks to “move faster to address longstanding issues in the supply chain”, Drapers can reveal.
Burberry appoints non-executive directorSubscription
Luxury fashion house Burberry has appointed Debra Lee a non-executive director and member of its audit and nomination committees.
Schuh hires new buying directorSubscription
Footwear retailer Schuh has appointed Nicola Monachello – former head of buying footwear, home and lifestyle at New Look – as its new buying director.
Giuseppe Zanotti names new CEOSubscription
Luxury footwear brand Giuseppe Zanotti has appointed Eugenio Manghi as its new chief executive officer.
Mr Porter MD exits Subscription
Toby Bateman has stepped down as the managing director of luxury etailer Mr Porter.
Demna Gvasalia to exit VetementsSubscription
Demna Gvasalia is stepping down from the helm of Vetements, the luxury brand he co-founded with his brother in 2014.
New MD at Net-a-Porter Subscription
Yoox Net-a-Porter Group (YNAP) has named Nicola Brandolese the new managing director of Net-a-Porter, alongside four other key appointments.
Gant creative director returnsSubscription
Former Gant creative director, Christopher Bastin, is returning to the brand in the new role of global artistic director, Drapers can reveal.
M&S appoints head of loyalty to drive digitalSubscription
Marks & Spencer has hired Tesco’s former Clubcard loyalty scheme boss in a bid to become a “digital-first retailer”.
Henri Lloyd CEO steps down Subscription
Henri Lloyd’s chief executive officer, Magnus Liljeblad, has decided to step down from the business to “make room for new people” to steer it into the future.
Pepe Jeans appoints new CEOSubscription
Pepe Jeans has appointed former Calvin Klein executive Marcella Wartenbergh as its new chief executive officer.
Executive departures at DebenhamsSubscription
Three Debenhams executives, including marketing, beauty and digital boss Richard Cristofoli, have left the business amid a senior leadership shake-up.
M&S poaches Burton design chief Subscription
Marks & Spencer has appointed Burton’s head of design, Karen Hall, as its new head of menswear design.
Arcadia's future 'up in the air' as Shepherd exits Subscription
Industry sources have questioned the future of Arcadia Group after its “henchman” David Shepherd decided to step down as chief operating officer, marking the end of the position at the business.
Primark's product operations director resigns Subscription
Primark’s product operations director, Andrew Reaney, has resigned from the business effective 13 September, Drapers can reveal.