LONDON, United Kingdom — BoF compiles the most important professional moves of the week.
Salvatore Ferragamo Names Men's Design Director
Guillaume Meilland has been named design director of men's ready-to-wear at Salvatore Ferragamo. The news follows the appointments in September of Paul Andrew as design director of women's footwear and Fulvio Rigoni as design director of women's ready-to-wear. Most recently, Meilland was senior designer at Lanvin.
CEO Departs Diane von Furstenberg
Paolo Riva has left his role as chief executive officer at Diane von Furstenberg, effective immediately. Riva, who has been with the company since 2015, is parting ways with the company to pursue other opportunities.
Gap Appoints CFO
Gap has named Teri List-Stoll as executive vice president and chief financial officer, effective January 2017. List-Stoll, who will succeed Sabrina Simmons, currently is executive vice president and chief financial officer at Dick's Sporting Goods.
Copenhagen Fashion Week Hires CEO
Camilla Frank has joined Copenhagen Fashion Week as chief executive officer, effective December 1. She succeeds Eva Kruse, who will resume her role as president and chief executive officer at Copenhagen Fashion Summit. Frank comes to Copenhagen Fashion Week with 15 years of experience in the industry. Most recently, she co-founded Fashion-Post, where she held the position of director.
Wesley McDonald to Retire from Kohl's
After 14 years at Kohl's, Wesley McDonald will leave his position as chief financial officer in late spring 2017. Before joining Kohl's in 2003, McDonald was vice president and chief financial officer of Abercrombie & Fitch.
Nicky Kinnaird Joins Debenhams
As part of its push in beauty, Debenhams has welcomed Nicky Kinnaird to its board as non-executive director. Prior to assuming her role at Debenhams, she founded cosmetics retailer Space NK, which she sold in 2014.
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