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Power Moves | Kering Adds to Board of Directors, Vanity Fair Italia Names New Editor-In-Chief

This week, Kering appoints Ginevra Elkann as its latest board member, while Simone Marchetti joins Vanity Fair Italia as editor-in-chief.
Ginevra Elkann | Source: Shutterstock
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  • Rachel Deeley

LONDON, United Kingdom — BoF compiles the most important professional moves of the week.

Kering adds new member to board of directors
Kering has nominated Ginevra Elkann to join its board of directors. Elkann is the president of two film production and distribution companies and sits on the advisory board at Christie's. Her nomination will be submitted to shareholders at their next annual general meeting on April 24 2019.

Vanity Fair Italia announces editor-in-chief
Vanity Fair Italia has appointed Simone Marchetti as its editor-in-chief. He will begin his new role in December. Marchetti joins the publication from La Repubblica and will be replacing Daniela Hamaui.

Condé Nast names managing director of CNX
Condé Nast has appointed John Deschner as managing director of its new creative agency CNX, effective immediately. Deschner will be joining the company from advertising agency TBWA/Chiat/Day LA, where he served as chief innovation officer and managing director.

The Cut names deputy editor
The Cut has appointed Ruth Spencer as its deputy editor, effective immediately. Spencer was previously a senior editor at the magazine and will now report to president and editor-in-chief Sarah Bugbee.

Dazed Media announces editorial director of special projects
Dazed Media has named Thomas Gorton, previously editor of Dazed Digital, as its editorial director, special projects, effective immediately.

Intersport names CEO
Intersport has appointed Steve Evers, current vice-chairman of the IIC Board, as its new chief executive, starting in early 2019. He will be replacing Victor Duran, who has stepped down with immediate effect.

Levi's names senior VP managing director for USA
Levi Strauss has appointed its senior vice-president of Europe South, Santiago Cucci, as senior vice-president managing director for the US, Cucci will be replaced by Diana Dimitian, who was previously in charge of Levi Strauss Canada will now report to Seth Ellison, president of Levi Strauss Europe.

Shiseido names chief growth officer
Marc Rey, the current president and chief executive of Shiseido Americas, is to become chief growth officer of the global Japanese cosmetics company. Rey will assume the newly established role on January 1 2019.

True Religion appoints interim CEO
True Religion has appointed Chelsea Grayson to temporarily fill the role of chief executive. Grayson, who chaired the company's audit committee and was a member of the board of directors, will be replacing John Ermatinger, who is stepping down from the role.

Victoria Beckham Ltd names president of global sales
Victoria Beckham has created the new position of president of global sales, which will be filled by Melissa Sussberg from November 12. Sussberg joins the company from Diane von Furstenberg and will report to chief executive Paolo Riva.

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