Clarks appoints new chairSubscription
Clarks has appointed former interim CEO Stella David as its new non-executive chair.
Debenhams' owners poised to force out CEO Bucher Subscription
The new owners of Debenhams are preparing to oust chief executive Sergio Bucher in a bid to revive the department store.
Mennace buying director joins River IslandSubscription
Shailen Unalkat, buying director at Missguided’s stablemate menswear label Mennace, has joined River Island as head of menswear buying, Drapers can reveal.
Gant UK MD takes northern Europe roleSubscription
Gant UK managing director Fergus Patterson has been appointed to the new role of managing director for northern Europe, as the Sweden-based lifestyle brand reorganises its operating regions.
Managing directors leave ZalandoSubscription
German etailer Zalando has anounced that Christian Baier and Jan Wilmking – managing directors of its private-label subsidiary zLabels – will leave the business at the end of June.
New Look’s managing director of group operations Dan Monaghan will leave the business later this year as executive chair Alistair McGeorge streamlines the company’s management structure.
Calvin Klein has promoted its president of brand management for Calvin Klein Europe, Marcella Wartenbergh, to the position of chief merchandising officer.
Charles Tyrwhitt CEO steps downSubscription
The CEO of menswear retailer Charles Tyrwhitt, Michael Stanier, will step down after 12 months in the role.
Intu names new chief Subscription
Shopping centre owner Intu has appointed Matthew Roberts as its new chief executive.
What next for Superdry?Subscription
Following Superdry co-founder Julian Dunkerton’s reinstatement as non-executive director and the subsequent mass resignation of the Superdry board, Drapers analyses how the entrepreneur will execute his promised brand turnaround.
Global Fashion Group hires new CFO Subscription
Global Fashion Group (GFG), owner of ecommerce sites such as The Iconic, Zalora and Dafiti, has appointed Matthew Price as its new chief financial officer.
Sandro appoints new CEOSubscription
Isabelle Allouch, chief executive officer of premium womenswear brand Claudie Pierlot, is moving to the same role at sister brand Sandro.
Orchard Street names new retail asset managerSubscription
Commercial property investment manager Orchard Street has appointed Paul Nicholson as its new asset manager.
Selfridges and John Lewis bosses lead Birmingham BID Subscription
Store managers at Selfridges and John Lewis in Birmingham have taken the top roles at the city’s Retail Business Improvement District (BID), to “help drive city centre improvement projects”.
Intu Properties CFO shortlisted for CEO role Subscription
Intu Properties’ incumbent chief financial officer Matthew Roberts has been “shortlisted” for the role of chief executive, Drapers can reveal.
Zalora group appoints new CTO Subscription
Asian etailer Zalora has appointed Silvia Thom as its new chief technology officer, effective from today.
British Footwear Association hires new chief Subscription
The British Footwear Association (BFA) has appointed jewellery industry veteran Lucy Reece-Raybould as its new CEO.
Theory CEO to step downSubscription
Theory chief executive Andrew Rosen is stepping down on 1 April, after more than two decades in the role.
Marks & Spencer's Bonham Carter to join White Stuff Subscription
Marks & Spencer’s head of buying for womenswear, Paula Bonham Carter, is joining White Stuff as buying and design director, Drapers understands.
Senior departures at M&SSubscription
Marks & Spencer’s head of buying for womenswear and its head of merchandising for lingerie are leaving the business, Drapers can reveal.
Boden appoints first chief technology officerSubscription
British lifestyle brand Boden has appointed Shaun Perkinson to the newly created position of chief technology officer.
Nigel Oddy to join New Look Subscription
Former House of Fraser chief executive Nigel Oddy will join New Look as chief operating officer on 1 April, Drapers can exclusively reveal.
Mahabis appoints Moonpig MD as CEOSubscription
Footwear brand Mahabis has appointed former Moonpig managing director, Iain Martin, as its new chief executive.
Topman appoints new buying and design directorSubscription
Arcadia Group has appointed former Burton buying director Mitch Hughes as the new buying and design director at stablemate Topman.
Diesel CEO steps down Subscription
Marco Agnolin has stepped down as CEO of Diesel after little more than a year in the role.
Sonia Rykiel creative director exitsSubscription
Julie De Libran, creative director at Sonia Rykiel, has left the business.
Jack Wills poaches Jigsaw finance boss Subscription
Jigsaw’s chief finance officer Claire Wain is to join Jack Wills in the same role.
Moss Bros appoints new chairmanSubscription
Joules chief executive Colin Porter will become the new chairman of tailoring specialist Moss Bros when incumbent Debbie Hewitt retires in May.
LVMH to shake up board Subscription
Luxury group LVMH will propose Iris Knobloch as a member of the board and Yann Arthus-Bertrand as advisory board member at its next annual general meeting on 18 April.
John Lyttle takes over at BoohooSubscription
Former Primark chief operating officer John Lyttle starts his role as CEO of Boohoo Group today (15 March), as former joint chief executives Carol Kane and Mahmud Kamani step aside.
Helen David joins Ralph & Russo Subscription
Ralph & Russo has appointed former chief merchant of Harrods Helen David as its first chief growth officer.
Hunter appoints new CFO Subscription
Wellington boot and outerwear brand Hunter has appointed Mark Reed as its new chief financial officer with immediate effect.
Belstaff appoints chief marketing officerSubscription
Belstaff has appointed Topshop’s Sheena Sauvaire as its chief marketing officer to lead brand, marketing, PR and digital communications across all territories.
Notonthehighstreet appoints CFOSubscription
Gifting website Notonthehighstreet has appointed Just Eat’s Phil Branston as its new chief financial officer.
Schuh buying director exits Subscription
Schuh’s buying director, David Spencer, has left the business with immediate effect after 21 years.
The former director of global multichannel trading at House of Fraser, Martin Francis, has been appointed as the new customer and digital director of Karen Millen and Coast.
Digital Brands Group hires marketing chiefSubscription
Digital Brands Group has appointed Laura Dowling as its chief marketing officer as it continues to refine its platform approach.
Victor Herrero, former CEO of denim brand Guess, has been appointed to the board at Global Fashion Group (GFG) as non-executive director and chairman of the sustainability committee.
Oasis hires Debenhams buying director Subscription
Oasis and Warehouse Group has appointed Debenhams’ buying director, Delia Phillips, as buying director of Oasis, as the retailer reshapes its product leadership team, Drapers can reveal.
Asos appoints first chief product officerSubscription
Andrea Trocino has been promoted to the newly created role of chief product officer at Asos, Drapers can reveal.
N Brown names new CEOSubscription
N Brown Group has appointed Steve Johnson as chief executive officer, having acted as interim CEO since September 2018.
Richard Hyman joins retail headhunterSubscription
Retail analyst Richard Hyman has joined Retail Executives, a specialist fashion and retail recruitment firm, as a board adviser.
Italian luxury brand Salvatore Ferragamo has promoted Paul Andrew to the position of creative director.
Tiger of Sweden CEO resignsSubscription
Hans-Christian Meyer, the chief executive of Scandinavian tailoring brand Tiger of Sweden, has resigned with immediate effect after little more than a year in the role.
White Stuff appoints new customer director Subscription
White Stuff has appointed Boden’s global brand director, Penny Herriman, as its new customer director, Drapers can reveal.
Weekday CEO joins Eton GroupSubscription
Premium shirt brand Eton has appointed current managing director of H&M group fascia Weekday, David Thörewik, as its new chief executive.
Shop Direct appoints new tech chiefSubscription
Shop Direct has appointed former Sky Betting and Gaming chief technology officer Andy Burton to its executive board in the role of group CTO.
Ian Watson to join Hotter as CEOSubscription
The former chief executive of children’s shoe brand Start-Rite, Ian Watson, is joining footwear brand Hotter in the same role.
Sustainable brand Riley Studio appoints CEOSubscription
Ethical and sustainable fashion brand Riley Studio has appointed Olivia Dowie as its first CEO.
Start-Rite appoints new CEOSubscription
Children’s footwear brand Start-Rite has appointed Kate Tansley as its chief executive officer.