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Charisse Ford Hughes joins the Board of Directors of Crocs

Sep 25, 2020 / United States
The US-based company famous for its clogs announced that Charisse Ford Hughes has been appointed to Crocs' Board of Directors. This nomination will be effective from the 1st of October onwards

Pentland Brands promotes Chirag Patel to CEO and makes executive team changes

Sep 15, 2020 / United Kingdom
Pentland Brands Limited announced changes to its executive team. The changes include Chirag Patel becoming Chief Executive Officer, having previously served as Deputy Chief Executive Officer

Luís Onofre: We will need to do more

Sep 15, 2020 / Portugal
Onofre has been re-elected as APICCAPS’ President in what he considers to be one of the “most difficult periods for the Portuguese footwear industry”. This was the starting point of an interview for APICCAPS’ Newspaper, which we bring you here today

Tretorn is reinforcing its team

Sep 14, 2020 / Sweden
Just over a year ago, Tretorn got a new CEO, Magnus Månsson, and six months ago a new marketing team was created. Now the company is also strengthening the product and sustainability areas

Michelle Poole named President of Crocs

Sep 14, 2020 / United States
As President, Ms. Poole will assume responsibility for the Americas, Asia and EMEA regional commercial teams as well as continue to lead the Product Design and Management, Merchandising, and Marketing teams at Crocs

Under Armour to lay off 600 employees globally

Sep 9, 2020 / United States
US-based sportswear maker said it will lay off about 600 employees from its global workforce, given the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in its business

Capri appoints Hannah Colman as Jimmy Choo CEO

Sep 2, 2020 / United Kingdom
Company veteran Hannah Colman has been nominated as Jimmy Coo's new CEO. She started at the brand 24 years ago, as store manager at the brand's first boutique, in London

Wolverine names Brendan Hoffman as new President

Aug 12, 2020 / United States
The omni-channel retail veteran is joining the Michigan-based company as part of the planned CEO succession transition. Hoffman is also joining Wolverine's Board of Directors

Changes at adidas Supervisory Board

Aug 10, 2020 / Germany
Thomas Rabe is the new Chairman of the Supervisory Board – Igor Landau’s term of office ends after 16 years – and Christian Klein was newly elected to the Supervisory Board

Kasper Rorsted confirmed as CEO of adidas for more 5 years

Aug 6, 2020 / Germany
The Supervisory Board of adidas AG has extended the appointment of Chief Executive Officer Kasper Rorsted by another five years until the 31st of July 2026. Kasper Rorsted has been a member of the adidas Executive Board and the company's CEO since 2016

Board appointment at Shoe Zone

Jul 28, 2020 / United Kingdom
The England-based footwear retailer Shoe Zone PLC announced it has appointed Peter Foot to the Board of Shoe Zone as Finance Director

Foot Locker implements new organizational structure

Jul 24, 2020 / United States
The footwear giant announced a new organizational structure with several executive changes and senior management promotions implemented. The aim, according to Foot Locker, is to elevate the customer experience

Open Your Mind campaign: initiatives in Portugal

Jul 22, 2020 / Portugal
Promoted by the European Commission, through the Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises and DG GROW (Directorate General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs), the campaign is presenting itself to young people

Tapestry with interim leadership changes

Jul 22, 2020 / United States
The New York-based house of modern luxury accessories and lifestyle brands, announced that effective immediately, Jide Zeitlin, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, has resigned from the Company and its Board of Directors for personal reasons

Sperry names new VP Design & Development

Jul 9, 2020 / United States
Sean McDowell was named the new Vice President of Design and Product Development of Sperry, a division of Wolverine. In this role, he will focus on driving product innovation for the brand
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