World Footwear


Farfetch appoints Tim Stone as Chief Financial Officer

Aug 4, 2023 / United Kingdom
The UK-based luxury e-tailer has announced that Tim Stone will succeed Elliot Jordan in the role of Chief Financial Officer (CFO), effective from the 1st of September

Hotter Shoes' CEO and CFO exit the company following the acquisition by WoolOvers

Aug 3, 2023 / United Kingdom
Both Ian Watson, Chief Executive Officer of the footwear brand, and Gavin Manson, its Chief Financial Officer, have reportedly resigned days after the acquisition by WoolOvers Group

Gap appoints new Chief Executive Officer

Aug 1, 2023 / United States
The owner of Old Navy, Gap, Banana Republic and Athleta brands has appointed Richard Dickson as its President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective from the 22nd of August

Assopellettieri names a new President

Jul 28, 2023 / Italy
Claudia Sequi, Vice President of the Firenze-based Pelleterie Claudia, is the new President of the Italian Leather Goods Association for the 23/23 period. She succeeds Fabio Gabbrielli

CK Technology is the new owner of Görtz

Jul 26, 2023 / Germany
After a difficult year, the insolvency proceedings of the Hamburg-based footwear retailer have been completed and the company is now owned by Vienna-based CK Technology Solutions

Changes in the leadership of Vans in the EMEA

Jul 21, 2023 / United States
VF Corp has announced that Andreas Olsson, until the past 17th Van's Vice President of Sales for EMEA, will now be the brand's new Vice President and General Manager for the region

Authentic Brands appoints new Chief Financial Officer

Jul 20, 2023 / United States
The New York-based brand management company has announced the appointment of Kevin Willis as Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Gucci CEO Marco Bizzarri to step down

Jul 19, 2023 / France
Kering has announced the impending departure of Gucci's CEO as part of a wider executive shakeup that includes the naming of Saint Laurent CEO Francesca Bellettini to lead the group's portfolio of brands

JD Sports expands to the Middle East with new franchising deal

Jul 19, 2023 / United Kingdom
The UK-based sportswear retailer has signed a 10-year franchise agreement with the Dubai-based brand management company GMG that will allow it to expand into the Middle East

Tod's Creative Director to step down

Jul 14, 2023 / Italy
The Italian-based luxury group has announced that Walter Chiapponi is stepping down from his role as Creative Director by mutual agreement. Search for a successor is now underway

Clarks names new Managing Director for the UK and Ireland

Jul 13, 2023 / United Kingdom
The British footwear label has announced that Under Armour's former Vice President of retail Bob Neville will serve as its new Managing Director for the UK and Republic of Ireland

Designer Brands appoints Laura Denk as President of DSW

Jul 12, 2023 / United States
The North American company announced the appointment of Laura Denk as President of Designer Shoe Warehouse (DSW) and Executive Vice President of Designer Brands, effective as of the 24th of July

Gabriela Hearst leaves Chloé

Jul 7, 2023 / France
The Richemont-owned luxury fashion house has confirmed that its creative director, Gabriela Hearst, will step down later this year. No reference was made to the creative succession plan

Clergerie has found a new owner

Jul 6, 2023 / France
Clergerie has been acquired by the California-based footwear company Titan Industries. The French-based luxury shoemaker had been placed into receivership on the 29th of March

Assocalzaturifici names a new President for the Young Entrepreneurs division

Jun 28, 2023 / Italy
Federica de Pascale, who works in her family's business, Calpierre, has been named the new President of the Young Entrepreneurs of the Italian Footwear Manufacturers Association
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