LONDON, United Kingdom — BoF compiles the most important professional moves of the week.
Porter appoints fashion director
Kay Barron has been promoted to fashion director across the brand's print title and daily digital platform. Barron joined Net-a-Porter in 2013 as fashion features editor. Prior to the company, she held positions at Harper's Bazaar and Grazia.
HBC names Lord & Taylor president
Hudson's Bay Company has appointed Vanessa LeFebvre as president of Lord & Taylor, effective May 22. LeFebvre joins the company from Stitch Fix, where she held the role of vice president of women's buying. She previously held positions at Macy's, Daffy's and TJX.
Refinery29 hires UK fashion editor
The digital publication has tapped Charlotte Gush as its new fashion editor. Previously opinion editor at i-D Magazine, Gush will oversee all fashion content for the UK site, and will report to content director Gillian Orr.
Estée Lauder announces SVP of investor relations
Laraine Mancini has joined Estée Lauder as senior vice president, investor relations, succeeding Dennis D’Andrea, who will retire in July after more than 20 years at the company. Mancini joins the company from Univision and will report to Tracey T. Travis, executive vice president and chief financial officer.
Stylebop appoints managing director
Mark Ralea has been appointed managing director at online designer boutique Stylebop. Ralea succeeds Thomas Müller, who has exited the business. He joins the company from Glossybox, where he served as managing director.
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