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    Former VF CFO joins Tapestry

    2021-05-02T12:30:00Z

    Tapestry , the New York-based owner of Coach , Kate Spade and Stuart Weitzman , has appointed Scott Roe as chief financial officer (CFO), effective June 1. Roe will have responsibility for all finance functions as well as leading the company’s strategy and consumer insights teams. He ...

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    Ferragamo’s shareholders elect a new board

    2021-04-25T16:12:00Z

    Salvatore Ferragamo ’s shareholders elected on April 22 the new board which will be in place for the next three years. The board immediately appointed Leonardo Ferragamo as non-executive chairman. He replaces his brother Ferruccio , who held the job for 15 years. The company confirmed Michele Norsa ...

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    VF Corp. appoints new CFO

    2021-04-25T08:38:00Z

    VF Corp. has promoted Matt Puckett to the position of executive vice president and chief financial officer, reporting to VF’s CEO, Steve Rendle , and serving on the company’s executive leadership team. Puckett joined VF in 2001 as a senior accountant in the finance department. In the ...

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    New chief marketing officer for Vans

    2021-04-22T15:08:00Z

    Vans has appointed Kristin Harrer as chief marketing officer. Described by the company as a “true brand expert in digital and direct to consumer experiences,” Harrer held senior marketing positions in the last four years at Samsung Electronics and the Dollar Shave Club of Los Angeles. Prior ...

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    Anthropologie changes CEO

    2021-04-13T16:06:00Z

    Urban Outfitters announced that Tricia Smith is the new CEO of its clothing retail unit Anthropologie , replacing Hillary Super . Super left on April 9 after four years with the company and Smith took over the job on April 12. Smith spent over 26 years at ...

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    Vibram North America undergoes management changes

    2021-04-11T08:32:00Z

    Italian outsole specialist Vibram has announced several changes to its North American leadership team. It said this is part of its long-term organizational strategy to align the company for growth. Tammy Vrahopoulos , a former Deloitte employee and HR strategy consultant, has been hired as the company’s ...

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    Chiara Ferragni joins Tod’s’ board

    2021-04-11T08:07:00Z

    Tod’s appointed the 33-year old Italian entrepreneur, fashion influencer and blogger Chiara Ferragni to its board in an effort to better approach young consumers. The news boosted Tod’s’ share price by 14 percent and added about €100 million to its market capitalization. The Italian footwear company said ...

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    Ferragamo’s creative director leaves

    2021-04-08T16:32:00Z

    Salvatore Ferragamo ’s creative director Paul Andrew will leave the company in May to pursue other professional opportunities. The Italian luxury goods company said that the existing in-house team will be entrusted with creation and design. “After five years, with pride and a heavy heart, I’ve decided it’s ...

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    Saucony appoints Fábio Tambosi as chief marketing officer

    2021-04-08T16:32:00Z

    Saucony has announced the appointment of Fábio Tambosi as its new chief marketing officer, effective immediately. Tambosi has more than 18 years of experience in global brand-building, most recently serving as Adidas ’ global head of brand, planning and activation for its Sports Performance categories. Prior to ...

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    HR Group promotes Steffen Rosenbauer CEO

    2021-04-07T16:36:00Z

    The German shoe retailer HR Group has appointed a new CEO. Steffen Rosenbauer , the managing director of the group’s Reno footwear chain, took up the post on April 1 as Peter Wolf resigned after a three-year tenure to return focusing on the role of chairman of ...

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    VF reshuffles its management in EMEA

    2021-04-01T13:38:00Z

    VF Corp. has announced several changes to its management for the EMEA region. Andreas Olsson has switched from VF’s director of group digital accounts to regional general manager of Dickies EMEA . He has been with VF since 2009, working in sales and marketing for Vans and ...

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    Ferragamo confirms CEO staying on board

    2021-03-31T16:11:00Z

    The majority shareholder in Salvatore Ferragamo has presented its slate of candidates for the Italian luxury group’s new board, with Micaela Le Divelec Lemmi confirmed as CEO despite speculation of a management shakeup. Executive deputy chairman Michele Norsa, the CEO of Ferragamo from 2006 to 2016 who rejoined ...

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    ​FitFlop hires its CEO from Lacoste’s footwear unit

    2021-03-30T17:34:00Z

    The brand of fashion comfort shoes, FitFlop , has hired Gianni Georgiades as its new CEO, effective April 6. He replaces Michael Lockett , who left the company in August. Georgiades comes from Lacoste ’s footwear joint venture with Pentland Brands , where he was CEO for nearly ...

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    Zalando splits its marketing department

    2021-03-29T10:28:00Z

    Zalando ’s head of global marketing, Barbara Daliri-Freyduni , has resigned. She had been with the German e-commerce company since October 2019, when she was hired to be its senior vice president of demand. Before that, she was at or near the top in the management of marketing operations at ...

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    Texon appoints a new sales director

    2021-03-29T08:42:00Z

    Texon , the producer of materials for the footwear industry, has appointed Bryan Whitfield as group sales director, replacing Matt Smith , who left the company after almost a decade of “successful service.” Whitfield was previously involved in sales and business development with major international companies such as Avery ...

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    Footway hires Tom Söderlund as CTO

    2021-03-29T08:41:00Z

    Footway , the international Swedish-based shoe e-tailer, has hired Tom Söderlund as chief technology officer. He will be in charge of the company’s technical infrastructure and architecture. Söderlund comes from Weld , which develops marketing platforms for e-retailers, where he was the co-founder and CEO. He previously ...

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    Shoepassion expands its advisory board

    2021-03-29T08:39:00Z

    The Berlin-based footwear company Shoepassion has added the design and branding expert Elmar Schüller to its advisory board. He joins the other board members Wendelin Wiedeking , Norbert Lehmann and Thomas Treß . Schüller is the president of the Innovative Living Institute and has helped ...

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    ​Shoe Carnival names a new CEO

    2021-03-22T07:00:00Z

    Shoe Carnival ’s board has unanimously elected Mark Worden as the next CEO, effective Sept. 30. Worden is the chief customer officer of the American footwear retailer and will succeed Cliff Sifford , who will step down as CEO but will continue as vice chairman of the board. Sifford ...

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    Porta appointed permanent CEO of Hunter Boots

    2021-03-17T10:28:00Z

    British brand Hunter Boots has confirmed Paolo Porta as permanent CEO. Porta has held the position on an interim basis since replacing Vincent Wauters in June 2020. Prior to joining Hunter, he was senior vice president of merchandising and licensing at Jimmy Choo . Before that, he ...

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    Victor Herrero confirmed as Clarks CEO after LionRock completes deal

    2021-03-15T16:41:00Z

    LionRock Capital has completed its deal to take a majority stake in the struggling British shoe maker Clarks and confirmed senior management changes, with Victor Herrero replacing Giorgio Presca as CEO after weeks of speculation. The departures of the chief commercial officer, Massimo Barzaghi , ...