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Massimo Piombini leaves Balmain

Dec 5, 2019 / France
The company's CEO has stepped down after two years in the job. A new CEO is expected to join Balmain in February next year

Nike: Thasunda Brown Duckett joins Board of Directors

Dec 4, 2019 / United States
The announcement was made last month by the athleticwear giant

Tim Boyle to serve as acting Chairman of Columbia Sportswear

Nov 7, 2019 / United States
The decision of the company's Board of Directors follows the passing of Gert Boyle

Open your Mind

Nov 5, 2019 / European Union
This is the name of a new project launched at European level with an aim to attract young talents to the Textile, Clothing, Leather and Footwear (TCLF) industries

Mimi Vaughn named Genesco's President and CEO

Nov 5, 2019 / United States
The current Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the group will take the reins of Genesco effective from the 2nd of February 2020

Grendene with management moves

Oct 31, 2019 / Brazil
The moves follow the decision of Mr. Francisco Olinto Velo Schmitt to resign from Chief Administrative and Financial Officer and Chief Investor Relations Officer

Genesco appoints new Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer

Oct 31, 2019 / United States
The US-based group announced the appointment of Brent Baxter as the company's new Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer, succeeding Paul Williams, who is retiring

Kevin Plank steps aside as Under Armour CEO

Oct 28, 2019 / United States
Patrik Frisk to become Chief Executive Officer of Under Armour on the 1st of January 2020. Founder Kevin Plank to become Executive Chairman and Brand Chief

Mark Parker to step down as Nike's CEO

Oct 23, 2019 / United States
The sportswear giant announced Board Member John Donahoe will succeed Mark Parker as President & CEO in 2020. Parker will become Executive Chairman of Nike

Wolverine names first Chief Merchant Officer

Oct 18, 2019 / United States
The US-based footwear giant announced the addition of veteran merchandising and branding expert Angelo Ng as the company's first-ever Chief Merchant Officer

Assomac with new Managing Director

Oct 7, 2019 / Italy
Roberto Vago took up the role of Managing Director of the National Association of Manufacturers of Footwear, Leathergoods and Tanning Technologies. He replaces Amilcare Baccini

Kering appoints new Chief Diversity, Inclusion and Talent Officer

Oct 1, 2019 / France
According to the group the appointment of Kalpana Bagamane Denzel as Chief Diversity, Inclusion and Talent Officer signals a new stage in Kering’s determined action in support of diversity

Pentland Brands targets international growth

Sep 25, 2019 / United Kingdom
The UK-based company has announced new executive team responsibilities, and a new Chief Marketing Officer, to help drive the international growth of its portfolio of sports, outdoor and active brands

Cambodia: minimum wage for garment and footwear rises

Sep 23, 2019 / Cambodia
The Cambodian government set a new monthly minimum wage for the country's garment and footwear industries. The minimum remuneration for 2020 will be 190 US dollars, up by 4.4% from the current 182 US dollars

Shoe Carnival with new executive appointments

Sep 20, 2019 / United States
The Indiana-based company announced several executive appointments to support its ongoing customer-centric business transformation and to create a management structure aligned with the its long-term strategic plan
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