Adidas AG announced that it has appointed Zion Armstrong as President of adidas North America effective July 1, 2018, succeeding Mark King, who has decided to step down from his post. In the coming years, Mark King will continue to serve adidas North America as advisor. Armstrong has co-led adidas North […]

As the Boardriders Inc. prepares to takeover Billabong International Limited today, it has announced changes to its top leadership team. After tragic disappearance of ex-CEO Pierre Agnès at sea in February, Dave Tanner stepped into the position. The company has now announced that the following appointments […]

Ahead of its takeover by Richemont Group, the board of directors of Yoox Net-A-Porter Group S.P.A. appointed Federico Marchetti as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the company and Stefano Valerio as Vice Chairman of the company, granting them the requisite powers. Marchetti was also named Executive […]

Menswear brand J. Hilburn just announced the appointment of a new chief executive officer. Effective Monday, April 23, Andy Janowski will take over the role to help grow the brand and help build its strategy moving forward. Previously, Janowski served the role of executive chairman on the board of directors […]

The Board of Directors of Salvatore Ferragamo S.p.A., parent company of the Salvatore Ferragamo Group, just made an important change. The group just appointed Ferruccio Ferragamo as executive chairman and James Ferragamo as vice chairman. In this appointment made by the Annual General Meeting, the Chairman […]

The board of directors of Salvatore Ferragamo S.p.A. has elected Ferruccio Ferragamo as Executive Chairman and James Ferragamo as Vice Chairman of the group. The company said in a statement that the Chairman Ferruccio Ferragamo has been granted full powers and authority to manage the company. The company […]

Burberry has appointed Gavin Haig as the company’s Chief Commercial Officer, effective April 23, 2018. The company said, in this newly created position, Haig will be responsible for all regions in which Burberry operates. He will report to Marco Gobbetti, Chief Executive Officer of Burberry Group plc. […]

The Burberry Foundation and Royal College of Art have announced the appointment of Professor Sharon Baurley as Professor of Design and Materials and Chair of the Burberry Material Futures Research Group. Commenting on her new role, Professor Baurley said in a statement: “It’s very exciting to have the […]

After vice president of diversity and inclusion Antoine Andrews left Nike earlier this week, the recent executive to leave the business is vice president of footwear, Greg Thompson. Reuters reported the news quoting a company spokesman. Last month, Nike’s brand president Trevor Edwards and Jayme Martin, […]

Marks and Spencer Plc (M&S) has announced that its corporate marketing teams will be devolved into the clothing & home and food businesses. Once this is complete, the company added, Patrick Bousquet-Chavanne, executive director of customer marketing and M&S.com, who has served on the board for the last […]