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Parag Desai named Chief Strategy and Digital Officer at Genesco

May 15, 2021 / United States
The Nashville-based Genescoannounced that Parag Desai has been named Genesco's Senior Vice President - Chief Strategy and Digital Officer. He previously served as Senior Vice President, Strategy, and Shared Services since December 2014

Andrew E. Page as Executive VP and CFO at Foot Locker

May 13, 2021 / United States
The New York-based specialty athletic retailer announced the appointment of Andrew E. Page as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. His appointment follows the previous announcement that Lauren B. Peters is retiring from Foot Locker

Vans co-founder Paul Van Doren dies at 90

May 12, 2021 / United States
Paul Van Doren, co-founder of the Vans company has died. He was 90.The company, based southeast of Los Angeles in Costa Mesa, announced Van Doren’s death on social media

Puma with new members to the Board of Management

May 10, 2021 / Germany
Germany-based sports company Puma has appointed Hubert Hinterseher as its new Chief Financial Officer and Arne Freundt as its new Chief Commercial Officer starting on the 1st of June

JD Sports with changes at its Board

May 7, 2021 / United Kingdom
The UK-based retailer of sports, fashion and outdoor brands, today announced that Andy Rubin has stepped down from the Board as a Non-Executive Director, with effect from the 6th of May 2021

Kristin Harrer is Vans new Global Chief Marketing Officer

May 5, 2021 / United States
As CMO, Kristin Harrer will lead the company’s global marketing and creative teams as Vans continues its brand purpose of empowering creative self-expression in youth culture across action sports, art, music and street culture. The words are from the brand

Guillaume Motte appointed Deputy CEO of LVMH

May 4, 2021 / France
LVMH is strengthening the management of its Fashion Group division, which gathers brands such as Celine, Givenchy, Loewe, Emilio Pucci, Kenzo, Marc Jacobs and Patou. Executive Director Sidney Toledano will now have the support of Guillaume Motte

Tapestry appoints Scott A. Roe CFO and Head of Strategy

Apr 30, 2021 / United States
The New York-based house of modern luxury accessories and lifestyle brands, announced Scott A. Roe will be the new CFO, effective from the 1st of June 2021 onwards. Mr. Roe will have responsibility for all finance functions as well as leading the Company’s Strategy and Consumer Insights teams

Felipe Oliveira Baptista is leaving Kenzo

Apr 28, 2021 / France
The Artistic Director of the French luxury fashion house Kenzo will step down from the role on the 30th of June 2021, after two years at the service of the LVMH's brand

Designer Alber Elbaz dies from COVID-19 complications

Apr 27, 2021 / Israel
The designer died on the 24th of April in Paris, at the age of 59. He was most notoriously known for its collaboration with the French brand Lanvin, where he was creative director between 2001 and 2015

Employment picks up in the Brazilian footwear industry

Apr 23, 2021 / Brazil
According to data prepared by the Brazilian Footwear Industries Association (Abicalçados), the footwear sector in Brazil generated more than 18 thousand jobs in the first two-months of the year

Tod's appoints Chiara Ferragni member of Board of Directors

Apr 15, 2021 / Italy
This is the latest move of the Italian-based group to reach out to a younger generation. The Tod’s Group has appointed Chiara Ferragni as a member of its Board of Directors

Wolverine appoints Kathleen Wilson-Thompson to its Board of Directors

Apr 15, 2021 / United States
The Michigan-based company announced the appointment of Kathleen Wilson-Thompson to its Board of Directors. The decision is effective from the 5th of May 2021 onwards

Paul Andrew leaves Salvatore Ferragamo's artistic direction

Apr 12, 2021 / Italy
After Salvatore Ferragamo's leadership was recently confirmed, with Leonardo Ferragamo succeeding his brother Ferruccio as non-executive vice president, Artistic Director Paul Andrew is now leaving the luxury fashion house

New Balance appoints Creative Director for MADE In USA

Apr 8, 2021 / United States
New Balance has appointed Teddy Santis, owner and founder of New York-based fashion label Aimé Leon Dore, Creative director of its MADE In USA tagline
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