LONDON, United Kingdom – BoF compiles the most important professional moves of the week.
Anne-Valerie Hash to Comptoir des Cotonniers
Fast Retailing-owned clothing brand Comptoir des Cotonniers has appointed Anne-Valerie Hash as its new creative director. Hash, who joins the company after 13 years at her namesake brand, will reveal her first Autumn/Winter 2015 collection in April. She replaces Amélie Gillier, who left in November to pursue "personal projects.”
Gap Hires New Head of Design
US apparel retailer Gap has named Wendi Goldman as executive vice president of product design and development, a newly created position. The appointment comes after former creative director Rebekka Bay departed last month and her role was eliminated entirely. Goldman comes from the recently shuttered label C.Wonder, where she was executive vice president and chief product officer.
La Montre Hermès Names CEO
Laurent Dordet, currently CEO of Hermès Maroquinerie Sellerie, has been tapped as CEO of La Montre Hermès, effective March 1. Dordet, 46, joined Hermès International at the end of 1995 as part of the group's finance department and has previously served as CEO of Hermès Curis Précieux.
Delvaux Names Artistic Director
Belgian luxury leather goods maker Delvaux has promoted Christina Zeller to the position of artistic director. Zeller, who began her career with Franco Moschino in the '80s, joined the company in 2011 and most recently served as collections and product director. Zeller has previously held key accessories posts at Karl Lagerfeld Christian Lacroix, and Givenchy, where she helped develop cult styles such as the Antigona, Pandora and Nightingale bags.
Gucci Appoints Timepieces & Jewellery President and CEO
Italian fashion house Gucci has appointed Stéphane Linder as its new timepieces and jewellery president and CEO, effective March 11. Linder joins Gucci after more than 20 years at TAG Heuer, where he held a number of roles, including, since 2013, president and CEO. Linder reports to Marco Bizzarri, Gucci president and CEO.
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