LONDON, United Kingdom — BoF compiles the most important professional moves of the week.
Salvatore Ferragamo appoints CEO
Micaela Le Divelec Lemmi has been named Salvatore Ferragamo's chief executive, effective immediately. She joined the Ferragamo Group in April 2018 as general manager, and was previously executive vice president and chief consumer officer at Gucci.
Joseph creative director departs
After nine years, Louise Trotter is leaving her post as creative director of Joseph. Pre-Fall 2019 will be her last collection for the brand. Prior to joining Joseph, Trotter held roles at UK high-street label Jigsaw, H Hilfiger and Gap. A successor has not yet been named.
Barneys New York makes senior appointments
Katherine Bahamonde Monasebian has been appointed chief digital and technology officer at Barneys New York, while Jay Bell has been promoted to executive vice president of GMM women’s merchandising. Bahamonde Monasebian was previously head of marketing and e-commerce for Alex & Ani, while Bell held the role of senior vice president for DMM men’s designer, contemporary and developing designer sportswear at Barneys New York.
American Vogue hires fashion director
Virginia Smith, American Vogue's longtime fashion and accessories market director, has been promoted to fashion director. Smith joined Vogue in 2002 from Calvin Klein, where she was the vice president of public relations.
Bimba y Lola names CEO
Bimba y Lola has appointed José Manuel Martínez as chief executive. Prior to joining Bimba y Lola, Martínez was chief executive of Esprit. Before that he held several positions within the Inditex Group.
Avon hires senior leadership
Benedetto Conversano has been appointed to the newly-created role of senior vice president, chief digital and information technology officer, effective September 3. Amy Greene has been appointed vice president of investor relations. Conversano most recently served as chief global information officer at Jeronimo Martins, while Greene led investor relations and corporate engagement at Herbalife and GNC Holdings.
GQ appoints visuals director
GQ has named Roxanne Behr as visuals director, effective August 13. Behr was most recently senior photo editor at New York Magazine, where she oversaw special projects for verticals The Cut and Vulture.
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