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Power Moves | Inditex’s Top Management Shakeup; VF Corp Names President of Global Packs

Inditex elevated its founder’s daughter to chairwoman and named a new CEO; Nina Flood will help VF Corp’s backpack brands.
Marta Ortega, Inditex's new chairman.
Marta Ortega, Inditex's new chairman. (getty)

Zara owner names founder’s daughter chairwoman in generational shift. Inditex has announced a top management shakeup, elevating Marta Ortega to chairwoman and naming general counsel Oscar Garcia Maceiras chief executive. Ortega replaces longtime chairman Pablo Isla in a succession some analysts call premature.

VF Corp appoints president of global packs. Nina Flood, who has previously worked as president of Eastpak and Kipling North America, will helm the division, which includes Eastpak, JanSport and Kipling. She will be based at the VF International headquarters in Switzerland and report to Martino Scabbia Guerrini, executive vice president and president of Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

Neiman Marcus Group names interim management appointments. The Dallas-based luxury retailer has named Jim Scully interim chief growth officer and Mark Weinsten interim chief financial officer while it searches for a permanent chief financial officer.

Kenya Hunt appointed editor-in-chief of Elle UK. The former Grazia deputy editor, who is the author of “Girl: Essays on Black Womanhood” will join the Hearst-owned publication beginning March 7, 2022.

Condé Nast appoints senior vice president, global head of events. Patrick Garrigan will develop and implement global events strategy in the newly created role. Garrigan previously served as the global head of Bloomberg Live, the company’s events division. He will report to Condé Nast’s chief financial officer Jackie Marks.

Connie Wang departs Refinery29. The former executive editor of the Vice-owned digital media website announced on Twitter that she would join a new lifestyle team at Netflix.

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