LONDON, United Kingdom — BoF compiles the most important professional moves of the week.
Taylor Tomasi Hill Joins Forty Five Ten
Dallas-based luxury retailer Forty Five Ten has appointed Taylor Tomasi Hill as vice president, creative and fashion director. Tomasi Hill has over a decade of editorial and online retail experience: Her first major role was at Teen Vogue as accessories director, where she spent four years, before becoming style and accessories director of Marie Claire US. In 2011, she joined online pre-sale site Moda Operandi as creative director, where she was responsible for signing over 200 brands. Since her departure in 2013, she has been focused on her floral design company, TTHBlooms.
Myntra Co-Founder Departs
Mukesh Bansel, who co-founded fashion e-commerce company Myntra.com and was head of the Indian company’s marketplace business, is stepping down from the role, effectively immediately. Chief business officer Ankit Nagori has also left the company to pursue new ventures. The departures come a month after co-founder Binny Bansal took over as chief executive officer.
Hunter Appoints CEO
Vincent Wauters has been named chief executive officer at Hunter. Wauters joins the British brand from Arc’teryx, where he was president for four years. He succeeds James Seuss, who departed Hunter in November.
Nike Hires First Chief Digital Officer
Nike has named Adam Sussman chief digital officer, a newly created role. Reporting to Nike president Trevor Edwards, Sussman will be responsible for digital strategy across Nike.com, Nike+ and other digital platforms. Prior to joining Nike, Sussman held positions in the interactive gaming and entertainment industries, including at EA Mobile and Disney Interactive.
Mark Sebba Joins Flowerbx
Mark Sebba, the former chief executive of Net-a-Porter, has joined the board of flower delivery company Flowerbx. The firm, launched in 2015 by Adam Wilkie, the former PR director at Tom Ford, secured new funding last month. Sebba will advise on its growth plans, including opening bases in Paris and Germany by 2017.
Anya Hindmarch’s Director Appointments
Anya Hindmarch has appointed Vanessa Van Dyke as commercial director and Oriana Cirocco as collections director. Van Dyke joins the British accessories brand from Marc Jacobs, where she was head of commercial sales EMEA for the footwear division. Cirocco was previously director of accessories at Lanvin.
Arc'teryx Names General Manager
Jon Hoerauf has been promoted to general manager at Arc’teryx, succeeding former president and general manager Vincent Wauters. Hoerauf joined the outdoor clothing and equipment brand in 2012 and is currently global commercial manager.
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