£2 million a year. That’s the target set by the BFC to maintain and grow its programmes to foster new talent. To that end, Tania Fares and Narmina Marandi have been appointed co-chairs of the BFC Foundation.
The French luxury giant is strengthening its LVMH Fashion Group division, whose CEO, Sidney Toledano, will be supported by Guillaume Motte, current president for Europe and the Middle East at Sephora, starting May 3.
The skateboarding brand owned by VF Corp. has handed over the helm of its marketing operations to an experienced executive formerly with Nike and Samsung. Harrer reports to Doug Palladini, global president of Vans.
Felipe Oliveira Baptista will quit his position as creative director of Kenzo this summer, not even two years after being appointed. The news also comes just three months after the death of founder Kenzo Takada.
The Denver, Colorado-based owner of brands including Vans, The North Face and Timberland announced on Thursday that it has appointed company veteran Matt Puckett as executive vice president and chief financial officer.
Fenwick has a new non-executive chairman. Simon Calver has been appointed to help steer the family-owned UK department store chain through a series of sweeping changes, specifically its e-tail operations.