LONDON, United Kingdom — BoF compiles the most important professional moves of the week.
Benefit Cosmetics names CEO
Benefit Cosmetics has hired Christie Fleischer as its new chief executive. Fleischer joins the company from Netflix, where she was head of global consumer products. She will report to Chris de Lapuente, chairman and chief executive of LVMH’s perfumes and cosmetics division, and replaces Jean-André Rougeot, who was tapped to lead LVMH stablemate Sephora in early 2019.
StockX hires first CMO
StockX has named Deena Bahri chief marketing officer, a newly created role. Most recently, Bahri served as chief marketing officer of genomics company Helix.
Feelunique hires CEO from Amazon Fashion
Following the departure of Joël Palix earlier this year, Feelunique has appointed Sarah Miles its new CEO. Effective November 2019, Miles joins the company from Amazon Fashion, where she was director EU marketing and new business since June 2018.
Demna Gvasalia leaves Vetements
Vetements Co-Founder Demna Gvasalia has left the label, which he started in 2014, stating that he believes he has fulfilled his mission as a designer for the brand. He remains the creative director of Balenciaga. The brand is expected to go on without Gvasalia.
Mr Porter managing director steps down
Toby Bateman has left Mr Porter after nine years at the company and almost four years at its helm. The announcement comes shortly after the Yoox Net-A-Porter group announced several executive appointments. The company has not yet announced the reason for Bateman’s departure.
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