LONDON, United Kingdom — BoF compiles the most important professional moves of the week.
Bonobos Names CEO
Bonobos has named Francine Della Badia as its new chief executive officer and a member of the board of directors, effective June 1. She succeeds Andy Dunn, founder and current CEO, who will become executive chairman. Della Badia comes from Coach, where she was president of retail for North America.
Courrèges Hires Two Artistic Directors
Sébastien Meyer and Arnaud Vaillant, the two designers behind French label Coperni Femme, have been hired as the new artistic directors of Courrèges. The duo are LVMH prize finalists and ANDAM winners for their work at Coperni, but will pause their work on the label to focus on Courrèges. Their first collection will be shown in Paris this coming season.
Alibaba Appoints CEO
Alibaba, China's biggest e-commerce operator, has appointed Daniel Zhang as chief executive. He succeeds Jonathan Lu, who will remain on the board as vice chairman. Zhang joined the company as chief financial officer of Taobao Marketplace in 2007 and became president of Tmall.com in 2011. Most recently, he served as chief operating officer.
LOVE Names Executive Fashion Director
LOVE magazine has tapped Anthony Unwin as executive fashion director, effective May 11. Unwin, who helped launch Wonderland Magazine and served as its fashion director until 2013, has since worked on editorials for titles including V Magazine, V Man and GQ China.
Bäumer Exits Louis Vuitton
Lorenz Bäumer, the artistic director of jewellery at Louis Vuitton, has left his position to focus on his eponymous brand. Bäumer, who previously designed for Chanel, joined Vuitton in 2008.
Condé Nast Entertainment Names EVP & GM, Digital Video
Joy Marcus has been named as executive vice president and general manager of digital video for Condé Nast Entertainment, effective May 18. In her new role, Marcus will be responsible for CNÉ’s digital video business. She was most recently chief executive of Bloglovin’ and a venture partner at Gotham Ventures.
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