The Italian fashion group, bought by Farfetch in 2019 and owner among others of Off-White and Palm Angels, has appointed Cristiano Fagnani, a manager with a 20-year career at Nike, to the newly created post of CMO.
The former Givenchy CEO has joined the Richemont group, where he will supervise the fashion and accessories division from September. He succeeds Eric Vallet, who left last October to become CEO of Rémy Cointeau.
The rumour had been circulating since April, and now it is official: on Tuesday, the US designer of the 1017 Alyx 9SM label will join Givenchy, succeeding Clare Waight Keller as the luxury label's creative director.
On Friday, the Swiss luxury giant, owner of jewellery brand Cartier, announced its Group EVP Human Resources Sophie Guieysse is stepping down “with immediate effect”, in the midst of an executive remuneration row.
Vincent Wauters is out as CEO after a four-year stint leading the premium footwear brand. Paolo Porta will assume his responsibilities on an interim basis and Andrew Lawley has been appointed as executive chairman.
For the first time, the Italian label's CEO Toni Scervino has picked a manager from outside the company, Sofia Ciucchi, to work alongside him in a post-Covid-19 relaunch phase featuring many new projects.