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Power Moves | Selfridges' New Group Chair, Carolina Herrera Hires Global Marketing VP

This week, Alannah Weston succeeds her father as chairman of the Selfridges Group, while Jodie Chan joins Carolina Herrera as vice president of global marketing and communications.
Alannah Weston | Source: Courtesy
  • Rachel Deeley

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

Selfridges appoints new group chair
Alannah Weston has been named as chairman of the Selfridges Group. Previously, she served as the department store group's deputy chairman. She succeeds her father, W. Galen Weston, who is retiring and will become chairman emeritus.

Carolina Herrera hires VP of global marketing and communications
Carolina Herrera has named Jodie Chan vice president of global marketing and communications, effective May 6. Chan joins the company from Joseph Altuzarra, where she led marketing and communications since 2012. She will report to company president Emilie Rubinfeld in her new role.

True Religion names artistic director
Allen Onyia, the co-founder of lifestyle publication UpscaleHype, has been appointed artistic director of denim brand True Religion.


Anya Hindmarch returns to helm of namesake business
After stepping down as chief executive of her eponymous label in 2011 to focus on its creative direction, Anya Hindmarch has returned to the helm of her business, becoming managing director in addition to her role as creative director. The change is effective as of May 1, 2019.

Versace taps Dior executive
Capri-owned Versace has named Arnaud Bazin senior vice president of collection merchandising, a newly created role, with immediate effect. Bazin joins the company from Christian Dior, where he was managing director of leather goods, accessories and shoes. He reports to Versace chief executive Jonathan Akeroyd in his new role.

Teen Vogue makes editorial hires
Teen Vogue has appointed Danielle Kwateng-Clark as culture and entertainment director, a newly created role. She joins the title from Vice's Broadly, where she served as senior culture editor. In February, the publication hired former Lenny Letter deputy editor Tahirah Hairston as fashion & beauty features director. Bianca Nieves also joined the team in February as commerce editor.

GQ names VP of video
GQ has announced the appointment of Eric Leffler as vice president, video, with immediate effect. Leffler joins the publication from Vanity Fair, where he was executive producer for almost three years.

Carbon38 hires COO
Activewear brand Carbon38 has named Scott Jameson its first ever chief operating officer. Jameson joins the company with immediate effect from his role as chief operating officer of The Collected Group, which owns Joie, Equipment and Current Elliot. He reports to co-founder and chief executive Katie Warner Johnson.

Avon appoints group vice president
Avon has promoted Goran Petrovic, president of Avon Canada, to group vice president and general manager of Russia and Eastern Europe. Petrovic, who assumes his new role in July, will report to global president Miguel Fernandez.

Yoho! Boy names editor-in-chief
Yoho!, the media and e-commerce company that partnered with Dazed to launch in China last month, has named designer Shangguan Zhe as editor-in-chief of its menswear title Yoho! Boy.

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