The LVMH board has appointed Sophie Chassat as a new Director, which the company said, will be confirmed at the next ordinary shareholder’s meeting. Chassat, the company added, is an alumni of the Ecole Normale Supérieure-Ulm and holds France’s prestigious agrégation post-graduate qualification in philosophy. […]

London - Topshop founder Sir Philip Green has been named by parliament as the leading businessman accused by a newspaper of sexual and racial harassment against his employees. Earlier this week the Telegraph disclosed it had conducted an eight month investigation of allegations of bullying, intimidation […]

Though Dirk Schönberger has stayed in the background at Adidas, what he has achieved for the German sporting goods maker in recent years has not gone unnoticed: collaborations with Raf Simons, Rick Owens and Kanye West and the revival of the Stan Smith sneaker can all be attributed to Schönberger. That […]

Pablo Isla, CEO of Spanish fashion giant Inditex, has topped Harvard Business Review’s annual ranking of the 100 best performing CEOs for the second year in a row. He is followed by Bernard Arnault, from French luxury conglomerate LVMH, and François-Henri Pinault, from Kering. Four other fashion CEOs […]

Gilberto Benetton, co-founder of the eponymous clothing brand, died Monday at the age of 77 after an illness, the Italian group announced. "Gilberto Benetton died at home today in Treviso (northeast Italy) following a brief illness," the Benetton group said in a brief statement. "His wife Lalla, daughters […]

The board of Asos plc has appointed Mathew Dunn to the role of Chief Financial Officer and to the main board of the company. Commenting on Dunn’s appointment, Nick Beighton, Asos CEO said in a statement: “I’m looking forward to working with Mathew. He brings us a totally relevant mix of operational […]

Columbia Sportswear Company’s board has elected Sabrina Simmons to serve as a director and member of the nominating and corporate governance and compensation committees, effective immediately. The company said that the board intends to nominate Simmons for election by the company’s shareholders to a […]

“I left a brilliant business and it’s taken a wrong direction”, said Superdry’s co-founder, Julian Dunkerton, who stepped down from the company in March, in an interview to UK newspaper The Sunday Times. “I can’t sit back and watch 30 years of my life be gently eroded”, added the businessman, signaling […]

Patrizia Pepe has announced the appointment of Roberto Tribioli as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer, working side by side with Claudio Orrea and Patrizia Bambi on the global positioning and expansion of the brand. The company said that this appointment re-emphasizes the growth and internationalization […]

British luxury brand Smythson has appointed Xavier Rougeaux as chief executive officer, effective October 2018, as it looks to enhance the brands “omnichannel experience and boost global awareness”. Rougeaux, who previously served as chief commercial officer at Smythson during a period of international […]

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