LONDON, United Kingdom — BoF compiles the most important professional moves of the week.
Andy Dunn Rejoins Bonobos
Francine Della Badia is stepping down as chief executive of Bonobos after less than three months in the role. Andy Dunn, founder of the New York-based menswear company, will rejoin as chief executive officer, a role he previously held for eight years before handing the reins to Della Badia. Dunn's priority upon his return is to hire a chief operating officer.
Dior Homme Names President
Dior Homme has appointed Serge Brunschwig as president of the company, effective September 1. Brunschwig will continue to serve as as chief operating officer alongside his new role. Prior to Dior, Brunschwig was chief executive of Celine.
Dirk Standen Joins 23 Stories
Condé Nast has expanded its branded content studio, 23 Stories, with a new leadership team and has named Dirk Standen as editor-in-chief. Standen comes from Condé Nast's W magazine, where he has been digital creative director since May. Previously, Standen was editor-in-chief of Style.com from 2005 to 2015. In a related move, longtime Condé Nast executive Josh Stinchcomb will become managing director of 23 Stories.
Jack Wills Founder Returns as CEO
Jack Wills’ founder and majority shareholder Peter Williams will resume his role as chief executive officer, effective immediately. Williams replaces Wendy Becker, who became chief executive in 2013 after joining the firm as chief operating officer in 2012. The appointment follows an announcement from the British retailer that it will halt its plans for a stock market flotation.
American Eagle Outfitters CMO Resigns
Michael Leedy is leaving his position as chief marketing officer at American Eagle Outfitters, effective September 15. Leedy joined the Pittsburgh-based retailer in 1994 and previously exited the company to head up marketing at Chico's for two years, before returning as American Eagle's CMO in 2011.
House of Fraser Taps Interim CIO
British department store group House of Fraser has tapped Pete Marsden as interim chief information officer, effective immediately. Marsden's appointment comes after the sudden exit of Uday Kotla, who left after four months in the role. Marsden comes from Asos where he was chief information officer.
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