LONDON, United Kingdom — BoF compiles the most important professional moves of the week.
Nicholas Coleridge Departs Condé Nast
Nicholas Coleridge is stepping down as president of Condé Nast International and managing director of Condé Nast Britain, effective August 1, 2017. In his next move, Coleridge will serve as chairman of Condé Nast Britain until at least December 31, 2019, by which time he will have worked for Condé Nast for 30 years.
Lisa Pomerantz to Return to Bottega Veneta
Six years after her departure from Bottega Veneta to serve as Michael Kors' senior vice president of global communications and marketing, Lisa Pomerantz will return to the house as chief marketing officer. Before joining Michael Kors, she was in charge of global communications at Bottega Veneta for nine years.
Antonio Burrello Joins Salvatore Ferragamo
Salvatore Ferragamo has appointed Antonio Burrello as group marketing and communications director, effective January 9. Most recently he was chief marketing officer at Ermenegildo Zegna, a role he held since 2009. Before joining Zegna in 1996, Burrello held positions at L'Oréal, Scott and Moët Hennessy.
Ex-Balenciaga Boss to Exit Kering
Former Balenciaga boss, Isabelle Guichot, is set to leave parent company Kering. Guichot, who was replaced as chief executive of Balenciaga at the end of November by Yves Saint Laurent head of merchandising, Cedric Charbit, was expected to remain within the group when her resignation was announced in October.
Nordstrom Executive Appointments
Nordstrom has made a slew of appointments to bolster its executive team. Geevy Thomas, previously president of Nordstrom Rack, has been named chief innovation officer, a newly created position within the company. He will be succeeded by Karen McKibbin, most recently president of Nordstrom Canada. Additionally, Terry Boyle has been appointed as president of Trunk Club and Nordstromrack.com, succeeding Trunk Club's chief executive officer, Brian Spaly.
Matches Fashion Hires Executives
Matches Fashion has further strengthened its executive team with the appointment of Usama Dar as chief technology officer and Heidi Coppin as chief HR officer, both effective January 2017. Prior to joining Matches Fashion, Dar was chief technology officer at Westwing, a Rocket Internet company. Copping joins the company from Notonthehighstreet.com, where she was people director.
Vogue Spain Names Editor-in-Chief
Condé Nast Spain has appointed Eugenia de la Torriente as editor-in-chief of Vogue Spain, succeeding Yolanda Sacristán, who held the position for 16 years. Prior to de la Torriente's role at Vogue, she was editor-in-chief of the Spanish edition of Harper's Bazaar, as well as fashion editor of El Pais, and editor of El Pais Semanal.
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