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Power Moves | Hugo Boss CEO, Under Armour Chief Product Officer To Exit

This week, Hugo Boss CEO Mark Langer announced his departure, while the chief product officer of Under Armour is also due to exit. 
Hugo Boss chief executive Mark Langer | Source: Courtesy
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  • Rachel Deeley

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

Hugo Boss CEO steps down

Mark Langer is stepping down as chief executive of Hugo Boss after 10 years at the company and four years as chief executive. Langer's departure takes effect September 30, but he will stay on as a consultant until the end of 2020 in light of the coronavirus. 

Under Armour CPO exits

Kevin Eskridge, chief product officer of Under Armour, is due to leave the company on August 20. Eskridge, who first joined Under Armour in 2009 and became chief product officer in 2017, is departing to pursue other opportunities, according to a federal company filing posted Tuesday, March 24.

Armani names US entertainment relations lead

Giorgio Armani has appointed Celine Khavarani senior vice president of entertainment industry relations for the Americas. Khavarani will report to both Chief Executive Gaetano Sciuto and Roberta Armani, who is head of entertainment and VIP relations. She loosely replaces Wanda McDaniel, who will stay on to support the brand’s global VIP relations and report to Roberta Armani.

Pandora taps CCO from H&M

Pandora has named Martino Pessina chief commercial officer, a newly created role. Pessina will join the company on April 2 from H&M, where he was president of North America. He will report to Chief Executive Alexander Lacik. 

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