LONDON, United Kingdom — BoF compiles the most important professional moves of the week.
Alexander Wang Becomes CEO and Chairman
Alexander Wang is now chief executive officer and chairman of his eponymous brand. Wang, who is also creative director, replaces current CEO Aimie Wang (his sister-in-law) and chairwoman Ying Wang (his mother), who founded the company with the designer and his brother in 2005. In addition, Caroline Wang, the designer's aunt, has joined as executive vice chairman. Mary Wang, who is not related to the designer and was previously president of DKNY, has also joined as executive vice president.
Interview Hires Chief Revenue Officer
Interview Magazine has appointed Jason Nikic chief revenue officer. He succeeds former publisher Dan Ragone, who left Interview for Maxim earlier this year. Most recently, Nikic was associate publisher at Hearst’s sister publications Car and Driver and Road & Truck.
Lauren Goodman Joins Wired
Wired has hired Lauren Goodman as contributing style director. Goodman joins from Style.com, where she was contributing editor. Prior to that she was fashion editor-at-large for The Wall Street Journal.
Redbook Appoints Director of Editorial Strategy
Women's magazine Redbook has named Amy Odell director of editorial strategy. Odell retains her current role as site director of Cosmopolitan.com, which is also a Hearst brand.
DuJour Names Editor-in-Chief
Fiona Murray had been named editor-in-chief of DuJour Media, succeeding founding editor Nicole Vecchiarelli, who will leave the company in July. Prior to joining DuJour, Murray was features director for WSJ Magazine.
Mark Newton-Jones Exits Boohoo
After three years, Mark Newton-Jones is stepping down as a non-executive director of fashion e-commerce company Boohoo, effective July 31. Newton-Jones is chief executive officer of Mothercare and chairman of Graduate Fashion Week.
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