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Power Moves | Maxim Names Editor, Nicholas Kirkwood CEO Exits, Cartier Appoints CEO

BoF compiles the most important professional moves of the week.
Glenn O'Brien | Source: Courtesy
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  • Kati Chitrakorn

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

Maxim Names Editor-at-Large
Glenn O'Brien has joined Maxim as editor-at-large. O'Brien told press that he will carry all the responsibility of the editor-in-chief position, a spot left vacant by Kate Lanphear, who left Maxim in October after just over a year in the role. Until this year, O'Brien worked at GQ, where he was best known for his long-running 'Style Guy' column.

Nicholas Kirkwood Co-Founder and CEO Exits
Christopher Suarez, co-founder and chief executive officer of Nicholas Kirkwood, has stepped down from his role. After meeting in 2005 at Premiere Classe in Paris, Suarez and Kirkwood worked side-by-side for the next decade to build the luxury footwear brand. Sophie Brocart, LVMH Fashion Group's senior vice president of fashion ventures, will take over as interim CEO. Suarez's successor is yet to be announced.

Cartier Appoints CEO
Stanislas de Quercize, chief executive officer of Cartier, is leaving the company for personal reasons, effective immediately. Cyrillic Vigneron, currently Cartier's president of LVMH Japan, will succeed De Quercize. Prior to LVMH, Vigneron worked with Richemont from 1988 to 2013. Vigneron will assume his new position on January 1, 2016.

SuperGroup Names Global Sales Director
SuperGroup has appointed former Tesco executive Nick Tatum as global retail director, effective immediately. The move bolsters the company's management following finance director Shaun Wills' announcement that he will depart in February 2016, after he was declared bankrupt. Chief operating officer Susanne Given will also leave in February.

Not Just A Label Hires CTO
Not Just A Label, an online community of emerging designers, has appointed Shazad Awan as chief technology officer. Awan comes from Condé Nast, where he served as chief technology officer, global e-commerce.

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