Affordable luxury label Faconnable is currently down one very significant member of its team. It was announced this morning that Ludovic le Gourrièrec has left his position as Deputy Managing Director, effective immediately. Le Gourrièrec wasn’t available for immediate commentary, but, he has confirmed […]

New York-based fashion label Carolina Herrera has named Francois Kress, who was most recently global president of Stuart Weitzman, as its new chief executive officer. Kress assumes some of the responsibilities previously handled by Caroline Brown, who resigned as president in September to become CEO […]

Quiksilver promoted its President Pierre Agnes to the position of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and added Agnes to its Board of Directors. He succeeds Andy Mooney who is no longer with the company. In addition, Greg Healy, Quiksilver's APAC Region President, has been promoted to President of the company, […]

Four months into her new role as Group Product Director at L.K. Bennett seemed to be more than enough for Jo Hooper, who has reportedly exited the company. According to Drapers, Hooper, who was responsible for product vision and strategy for all categories of the ready-to-wear label, has left the newly […]

Positive Luxury, the London-based company behind the Butterfly Mark, a global seal of approval for luxury lifestyle brands, is expanding its operations to the US with the appointment of a American-based advisory board. Comprised of five experts from within the field of responsible business, the advisory […]

The board of directors of Columbia Sportswear Company decided to expand its board to 11 members and elected Malia H. Wasson to serve in the newly-created position, effective March 19, 2015. The board also nominated Wasson for election by the shareholders to a full term as a board member at the company's […]

New West End Company, the organisation responsible for the management and promotion of London's Bond Street, Oxford Street and Regent Street, has strengthened its main strategic board with the appointed of seven “retail heavyweights”. The seven new additions are: John Lewis retail director Andrew Murphy, […]

Luxury conglomerate Kering has appointed Roberto Vedovotto to its executive committee, with immediate effect. Vedovotto has been with Kering just under two years and leads the group’s eyewear division, which is currently building an in-house eyewear platform for its luxury, sport and lifestyle brands. […]

Online curated marketplace has appointed Tesco's online managing director Simon Belsham as its new chief executive officer. Belsham, who has been at the supermarket giant for just over two years, will join the online marketplace for small businesses in May.'s […]

Following the news that Peter Dundas is heading to Roberto Cavalli earlier this week, Italian label Emilio Pucci has named Massimo Giorgetti as its new creative director. Giorgetti, who is currently creative director for Milan-based label MSGM, will take up his new role at Pucci in April and will split […]