This week's need-to-know people movesSubscription
This week saw top hires at international fashion businesses Alibaba and Tiger of Sweden.
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.
Shop Direct hires group CFO from ClarksSubscription
Shop Direct has appointed Clarks’ European president, Ben Fletcher, as its new group chief financial officer.
Redundancies emerge at M&SSubscription
Marks & Spencer quietly made nine members of its communications team redundant in July, it has confirmed.
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.
Challenges ahead for Topshop’s new fashion boss Subscription
Headhunters and industry experts have said Topshop’s new fashion director, Gillian Ridley Whittle, has lots of work to do at the retailer as she returns to a “fundamentally different” fashion market after four years working in Australia.
New Look appoints merchandising bossSubscription
New Look has appointed former Jack Wills merchandising director, David Wertheim, as its new merchandising and supply chain boss.
Gant CEO heads back to AdidasSubscription
Gant’s CEO, Brian Grevy, is stepping down after four years to rejoin Adidas Group as the new executive board member for its global brands, Drapers can reveal.
New M&S stores director U-turns on role Subscription
Marks & Spencer’s newly appointed stores director, David Lepley, will no longer be joining the company, after being offered a bigger role to stay at Morrissons.
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.
Topshop appoints new fashion directorSubscription
Topshop has appointed former Marks & Spencer buying director Gillian Ridley Whittle as its new fashion director.
Under Armour founder relinquishes CEO roleSubscription
Under Armour founder Kevin Plank will step down from his role as CEO of the business at the end of this year.
Hotter hires chief product officer Subscription
Footwear business Hotter has appointed Claire Pearl as chief product officer, as part of a restructuring of its leadership team.
Tod’s Group hires new creative directorSubscription
Tod’s Group has appointed Walter Chiapponi as creative director of its women’s and men’s collections.
M&S CFO departure date revealedSubscription
Marks & Spencer has announced that Humphrey Singer will step down from his role as group chief finance officer on 31 December.
Ted Baker appoints North America CEOSubscription
Ted Baker has appointed former Scotch & Soda USA CEO Ari Hoffman as chief executive of its business in North America.
Frugi snaps up online boss from Phase EightSubscription
Phase Eight’s James Williams has joined ethical kidswear brand Frugi as director of ecommerce and marketing.
Hotter names new CFOSubscription
Footwear firm Hotter has appointed Adam Griggs as its new chief financial officer.
Laura Ashley's finance director steps downSubscription
Laura Ashley’s finance director and joint chief operating officer, Sean Anglim, has stepped down after more than two decades at the business.