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Power Moves | Bottega Veneta Names CEO, Vetements' New Collection Director

This week, Bottega Veneta appointed Claus-Dietrich Lahrs as chief executive officer, and Nina Nitsche joins Vetements.
Claus-Dietrich Lahrs | Source: Courtesy
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  • Christopher Morency

LONDON, United Kingdom — BoF compiles the most important professional moves of the week.

Bottega Veneta Names Claus-Dietrich Lahrs CEO
Bottega Veneta has appointed Claus-Dietrich Lahrs as chief executive officer, effective October 4. He succeeds Carlo Alberto Beretta, who will take on the role of chief client and marketing officer of Kering. Claus-Dietrich Lahrs was chief executive officer of Hugo Boss until February 2016. Prior to that, he held senior positions at luxury brands including Cartier, Louis Vuitton and Christian Dior Couture.

Vetements Hires Collection Director
Design collective Vetements has appointed Nina Nitsche as collection director. Most recently, Nitsche worked at Maison Margiela, where she had worked for nearly 20 years, starting under founder Martin Margiela as his first assistant and later as lead designer, she left the company in 2012.

Kering Promotes Carlo Beretta
Carlo Alberto Beretta, former chief executive officer of Kering-owned brand Bottega Veneta, has been promoted to the newly created position of chief client and marketing officer at Kering, effective October 4. Beretta will remain a member of Kering's executive committee.

Dominic Jones Joins Astley Clarke
Astley Clarke has appointed cult jewellery designer Dominic Jones as creative director. Jones, who joined the company in April, is responsible for all creative decisions within the company. His first complete collection will be presented in February, for Autumn/Winter 2017.

Neiman Marcus Appoints Carrie Fisher as SVP, CMO
Carrie Fisher has been named senior vice president and chief marketing officer for Neiman Marcus Group, effective October 3. Fisher joins from Fossil Group where she served as senior vice president, chief marketing officer and head of e-commerce.

American Eagle Outfitters Hires CFO
American Eagle Outfitters has appointed Bob Madore as executive vice president and chief financial officer, effective October 28. Before joining American Eagle Outfitters, Madore was senior vice president and chief financial officer at Ralph Lauren Corporation.

Depop Promotes Maria Raga
Fashion selling app Depop has promoted Maria Raga to chief executive officer. Raga joined Depop as vice president of operations in July 2014.

InStyle Names Site Director
Ruthie Friedlander is InStyle's new Site Director, effective October 25. Friedlander comes to InStyle from The Wall Group, where she has acted as creative team lead since April 2016. Before that, she served as deputy editor of Elle.com and senior digital manager at The Row.

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