Tag : people moves
HR director exits M&SSubscription
Marks & Spencer’s HR director Harriet Hounsell has left after less than eight months in the role.
Atterley appoints strategic adviser Subscription
Online fashion marketplace Atterley has appointed former British Vogue editor-in-chief Alexandra Shulman as a strategic adviser.
Ted Baker hires global creative directorSubscription
Ted Baker has poached Arcadia Group’s Anthony Cuthbertson for the new role of global creative director.
Ted Baker appoints CFOSubscription
Ted Baker has appointed David Wolffe as chief financial officer with immediate effect.
Paul's Boutique founders exit Subscription
The founders of British accessories brand Paul’s Boutique have decided to leave the business after 20 years, Drapers can reveal.
Speedo North America president returns Subscription
Former Speedo North America president Jim Gerson will be returning to the swimwear brand in the same role, following Pentland Group’s acquisition of the brand from PVH Corporation.
M&S strengthens non-exec team Subscription
Marks & Spencer has appointed two new non-executive directors to support the transformation “challenge” at the company.
Deckers poaches Fat Face ecommerce boss Subscription
US fashion group Deckers Brands has appointed former Fat Face ecommerce boss Paul Wright as its new senior ecommerce director.
Asos sales sink 25% amid coronavirusSubscription
Asos group sales dropped 20%-25% amid the coronavirus pandemic, after it achieved record interim profits.
Fenwick CEO and chair exitSubscription
Fenwick’s chief executive, Robbie Feather, and non-executive chairman, Richard Pennycook, have both stepped down from the board, as the Fenwick family seeks to take back more control of the business.
Mulberry's creative director to exitSubscription
Mulberry’s creative director Johnny Coca is leaving the business after five years, effective 31 March.
Harrods partnerships director exitsSubscription
Partnerships director at Harrods Guy Cheston will leave at the end of March after 16 years at the luxury department store.
Asos appoints chief people officerSubscription
Asos has appointed Jo Butler as chief people officer, boosting its executive committee to position the business for growth.
Hugo Boss appoints new COO Subscription
Hugo Boss has appointed former Adidas senior vice-president Heiko Schäfer as its new chief operating officer.
YNAP hunts for new CEOSubscription
Federico Marchetti, CEO and chair of the Yoox Net-a-Porter Group is set to step down as chief executive next year, after 20 years in the business.
Once the darling of the high street, Sir Philip Green’s Arcadia Group has been battling dwindling sales, profits and footfall as shoppers move on to fast fashion, digital-native rivals.
This week's need-to-know people movesSubscription
Matchesfashion appoints a new CEO, and M&S hires a new head of menswear buying and chief financial officer.
M&S hires new head of menswear buyingSubscription
Marks & Spencer has appointed former Miss Selfridge buying and design director Alex Dimitriu as its new head of menswear buying.
Marks & Spencer appoints CFOSubscription
Marks & Spencer has appointed Eoin Tonge, chief financial officer of Irish convenience food company Greencore Group, to the same role.
Marks & Spencer’s non-executive director Katie Bickerstaffe will be joining the executive team as chief strategy and transformation director.
Browns shakes up buying teamSubscription
Luxury London-based retailer Browns has announced a series of promotions and appointments within its buying team.
Douglas & Grahame appoints financial directorSubscription
Menswear brand house Douglas & Grahame has appointed Mark McBrien as financial director.
CEO heads roll in 'annus horribilis' for retailSubscription
Retail CEO turnover reached a seven-year high in 2019, up 25% on 2018 as business battled a tough year on the high street, new research shows.
New Americas CEO at Scotch & SodaSubscription
Dutch fashion brand Scotch & Soda has appointed a new CEO for the Americas, as it continues to bolster its senior team.
J Crew hires former Victoria's Secret chiefSubscription
J Crew Group has appointed former Victoria’s Secret CEO Jan Singer as its new chief executive.
Debenhams Group has appointed former Gap European president Stephen Sunnucks as non-executive director of Celine Jersey Topco Limited, the parent company of the Debenhams Group of operating companies.
Oasis MD joins N Brown in new roleSubscription
N Brown Group has announced that Oasis managing director Sarah Welsh will be joining the business in the newly created role of retail CEO.
Ted Baker appoints chief customer officerSubscription
Ted Baker has appointed Jennifer Roebuck to the newly created role of chief customer officer.
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.