LONDON, United Kingdom — BoF compiles the most important professional moves of the week.
Man About Town announces editor
Nini Bonavoglia has been appointed editor of publication Man About Town. His first issue for the magazine will be Autumn/Winter 2018. Bonavoglia is the founder of creative agency Repetorio, and has previously curated La Triennale di Milano.
Belstaff hires creative director
Belstaff has appointed Sean Lehnhardt-Moore as creative director of the brand. He replaces Delphine Ninous, who has left the company. Previously Lehnhardt-Moore held creative positions at Calvin Klein, Ralph Lauren, Donna Karan and Bamford.
Farfetch names creative brand director
Ronojoy Dam has joined Farfetch as creative brand director, responsible for driving the company's global voice. Dam will report directly to chief marketing officer John Veichmanis. He was previously group creative director at Dazed Media, working closely with Jefferson Hack.
Amaro appoints Tommy Hilfiger CEO to its board of directors
The direct-to-consumer brand has added Daniel Grieder, chief executive of Tommy Hilfiger Global and PVH Europe, as a member of its board of directors. Grieder will retain his post at Tommy Hilfiger. He joins Dominique Oliver, co-founders Lodovico Brioschi and Roberto Thiele, and investors Michael Bornhausser and Hampus Thorson.
The Outnet names managing director
Emma Mortimer has been appointed as managing director of The Outnet. Mortimer returns to the company having working at the Net-a-Porter group from 2009 to 2015. She later became a consultant for MatchesFashion, and led the launch of e-commerce site The Modist.
Givenchy makes US executive hires
Cécile Andrau-Martel was named president of the Americas and Canada, succeeding Laura Dubin-Wander. She joins the company from Moncler. Julia Erdman joins Andrau-Martel’s team as director of communications and marketing for the region.
Baselworld managing director steps down
Sylvie Ritter, who had headed up the watch and jewellery fair, is stepping down after 15 years. Michel Loris-Melikoff was announced as her successor, effective July 1. He joined MCH Group three years ago.
Shiseido appoints president of global fragrances
Shiseido has named Isabelle Gex as president of global fragrances, a newly created role. Gex joins the company from LVMH, where she worked between 2001 and 2017, most recently as senior executive advisor on mergers and acquisitions.
Camera Nazionale della Moda Italiana appoints president
Carlo Capasa has been unanimously re-elected as president of the Camera Nazionale della Moda Italiana for the two-year period of 2018-2020. He has held the role of president since April 2015, when he took over from Mario Boselli.
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