LONDON, United Kingdom — BoF compiles the most important professional moves of the week.
Francesca Bellettini elected president of Chambre Syndicale de la Mode Féminine
Saint Laurent Chief Executive Francesca Bellettini has been named president of France’s Chambre Syndicale de la Mode Féminine, succeeding Bruno Pavlovsky, president of fashion at Chanel and president of Chanel SAS.
Ermenegildo Zegna adds former Apple executive to board
Ermenegildo Zegna’s parent company Ermenegildo Zegna Holditalia SpA has added Ron Johnson to its board of directors. Johnson, who is also a trustee of Stanford University and sits on a number of Silicon Valley boards, is the founder and chief executive of mobile retail start-up Enjoy.com and served as a retail lead for Apple from 2000 to 2012.
Cerruti 1881 chief creative officer to exit
Jason Basmajian, who joined Cerruti in 2015, is stepping down as chief creative officer of the brand. The move comes as a mutual agreement with parent company Trinity Ltd. for the designer to pursue other opportunities.
Kenzo names Felipe Oliveira Baptista creative director
Felipe Oliveira Baptista, the former creative director of Lacoste, has been tapped to serve as creative director of Kenzo as of July 1. Baptista replaces co-creative directors Carol Lim and Humberto Leon, who presented their last collection for the brand on June 23, 2019.
Phase Eight taps Michael Kors retail lead for global retail director
British label Phase Eight has appointed Gail Finnegan global retail director. Finnegan joins the company with immediate effect from Michael Kors, where she was retail director for the EMEA region.
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