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Haroldo Ferreira takes over Abicalçados Executive Presidency

Aug 7, 2019 / Brazil
He is taking on the Abicalçados Presidency from Heitor Klein, who served the Brazilain Association for more than 27 years and who will continue linked to them as a Consultant

Vans reinforces its EMEA team

Aug 1, 2019 / EMEA
Michel Bilodeau was announced as Vice President, General Manager of Vans EMEA. Currently serving as the Vice President, General Manager of VF Outdoor & Action Sports for Canada, Bilodeau will transition into his new role by October 2019

Chanel appoints first Senior Executive for Diversity

Jul 19, 2019 / France
Fiona Pargeter is joining Chanel from Swiss Bank UBS where she was head of Diversity and Inclusion for Europe, the Middle East and Africa

New Generation: Meet Catarina Teixeira Pinto

Jul 19, 2019 / Portugal
Lawyer and journalist with expertise in politics, Catarina Teixeira Pinto has a long curriculum. She recently created footwear brand Haggua, combining elegance and comfort

The latest movements in the industry

Jul 12, 2019 / United States
Several movements continue to mark the industry's headlines. Cougar Shoes has a new Marketing VP, Schutz US a new head and Two Ten is looking for a new President

A new President for the French leather goods

Jul 11, 2019 / France
On the occasion of its general assembly held by the end of June, the French Leather Goods Federation elected to its presidency Jean-Pierre Tolo for a term of three years

Laure Browne is new Veja's CEO

Jul 10, 2019 / France
The French-based sustainable sneakers brand Veja has appointed Laure Browne as the group's new CEO. She will be the first external group CEO

New Global Brand President for Dickies

Jul 8, 2019 / United States
VF Corporation, a global group with a vast portfolio of branded lifestyle apparel, footwear and accessories, announced the appointment of Denny Bruce to the position of Global Brand President for Dickies. He reports to Curt Holtz, Executive Vice President and Group President, Workwear

Bottega Veneta with new CEO

Jul 5, 2019 / Italy
The Kering Group, owner of Bottega Veneta, announced the appointment of Bartolomeo Rongone as CEO of the brand, effective from the 1st of September 2019. He will report to François-Henri Pinault, Chairman and CEO of Kering and will be a member of the Group’s Executive Committee

French Federation with a new Head

Jul 4, 2019 / France
Régis Feuillet has been elected President of the French Footwear Federation (FFC) an entity representing 100 footwear companies

If the product is good, the customer will come

Jul 2, 2019 / Bangladesh
Watch the interview to learn a bit more about the current trends of the footwear industry according to the views of Syed Nasim Manzur, from Apex Footwear in Bangladesh

The priorities of the new Head of Assocalzaturifici

Jun 26, 2019 / Italy
Siro Badon, the new Assocalzaturifici Chair, explained the guidelines of his mandate focusing on sustainability, education and training and internationalisation

Hermès to expand site in Saint Junien

Jun 21, 2019 / France
The luxury group continues to invest in France, by expanding its facilities and creating new job opportunities

Tapestry appoints new CFO

Jun 19, 2019 / United States
Joanne C. Crevoiserat was appointed as Chief Financial Officer of Tapestry, the New-York based luxury house

adidas employees run to preserve the oceans

Jun 19, 2019 / Germany
The Herzogenaurach team of the sportswear giant adidas has organised an activity to raise awareness for the oceans and the importance of fighting pollution
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