Stuart Rose has been appointed chairman of UK supermarket giant Asda as of next month. The UK retail veteran, who stepped down as chair of Ocado earlier this year, will lead the board’s search for a new chief executive.
The son of Patrizio Bertelli and Miuccia Prada currently works as director of marketing and head of CSR at the company. According to his father, Lorenzo Bertelli "has the right attitude" to succeed him.
Estée Lauder had some big executive announcements this week spanning its domestic US market and Asia/Pacific. But perhaps the most interesting part of the news was the fact that it’s “elevating” its Chinese market.
The sports and footwear retailer has promoted Franklin Bracken to the new role of COO and has begun searching for an executive to fill another new position, that of chief strategy, innovation, and development officer.
The BCBG Group has named Albino Riganello to be its new creative director, in a shakeup at the French-born house. Albino will make his debut with the brand‘s Fall 2022 collection, to be presented in February 2022.
The Italian label has announced that its new interim CEO will be Cedric Wilmotte, who will hold the role from January 2022 until the end of the year, leaving time to find a permanent successor for Jonathan Akeroyd.
Secret Sales continues to build on its impressive management team, appointing Peter Coombes, former senior merchandiser at ASOS, as head of trading. He will report to its new chief trading officer Shahnila Rashid.