LONDON, United Kingdom — BoF compiles the most important professional moves of the week.
Mr Porter names US editor
Mr Porter has hired Chris Wallace as editor of the men's US e-commerce site. Wallace previously served as executive editor for Interview Magazine from 2014 to 2017, and has also freelanced for 15 years. He succeeds Dan Rookwood, who has joined Nike as senior director of global editorial content strategy.
Adidas appoints president of North America
Zion Armstrong has been named president of Adidas North America. He succeeds company veteran Mark King. Armstrong has held senior roles within the company's Asia-Pacific division, including managing director at Adidas South Korea.
The Gentlewoman names fashion editor
The magazine has appointed Eliza Conlon as fashion editor. She will be working alongside the fashion director Jonathan Kaye. Conlon has previously worked as a stylist for a number of brands including Louis Vuitton, Joseph and Topshop.
Converse loses CMO to Supreme
Julien Cahn resigned from Converse earlier this year for a marketing role at the streetwear label Supreme, sources say. The move comes amid a wave of departures from Nike after an internal probe into misconduct, though Cahn's departure was not related.
Glamour makes beauty hires
The British publication has announced the appointment of Camilla Kay as beauty and lifestyle director. Kay was previously beauty director and associate editor of InStyle, and joined Glamour in November as deputy editor. Lottie Winter has also been hired as beauty editor. She joins from British Vogue, where she held the role of beauty and lifestyle associate.
Matches Fashion appoints COO
Tom Athron has been named chief operating officer at Matches Fashion. Athron previously spent 12 years at John Lewis, most recently as development director.
Yoox Net-a-Porter board names chairman
YNAP chief executive Federico Marchetti has also been appointed as the company's chairman by the board of directors, ahead of its takeover by Richemont. Marchetti will lead the board through the company's transition until the conclusion of Richemont's takeover bid.
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Editor's Note: This article was revised on 2 May, 2018. A previous version of this article misstated that Federico Marchetti has been appointed YNAP chairman and chief executive by the board of directors. This is incorrect. Marchetti has been appointed as the company’s chairman by the board of directors, which he will add to his existing chief executive title.