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Power Moves | Under Armour Taps Tim Coppens, Alexander Fury Leaves The Independent

BoF compiles the most important professional moves of the week.
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  • Christopher Morency

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

Tim Coppens to Head New Under Armour Line
Under Armour has appointed Tim Coppens executive creative director of Under Armour Sportswear, a new premium men's and womenswear brand launching this Autumn. Coppens will remain in charge of his eponymous fashion label, which launched in 2011.

Alexander Fury Leaves the Independent
After three years, Alexander Fury has left his role as fashion editor of the Independent newspaper to focus on his freelance career, alongside his continuing role as men's fashion critic at Vogue Runway. Previously, Fury edited Love Magazine, has acted as a creative consultant for Mary Katrantzou since 2010 and was fashion director at SHOWstudio from 2008 to 2012.

Loro Piana Appoints CEO
Fabio d'Angelantonio has been named chief executive officer of Loro Piana, effective September 1. D'Angelantonio will succeed Matthieu Brisset, whose new position is expected to be announced shortly. Most recently d'Angelantonio was chief marketing officer of Luxottica Group.

Angelo Ruggeri Exits Sergio Rossi
Sergio Rossi has parted ways with design director Angelo Ruggeri, who exits the company for undisclosed reasons. Ruggeri joined Sergio Rossi in 2013 and was also head of the brand's men's division.

Mammut CEO Resigns
After nearly two decades, Rolf Schmid has stepped down as chief executive officer of the Mammut Sports Group. Schmid joined the outdoor clothing and equipment company as head of sports in 1996 and became chief executive officer four years later. He will remain in the role until his successor is appointed.

Creative Directors Leave Azzaro
After three years as creative directors, Arnaud Maillard and Alvaro Castejó are exiting French fashion house Azzaro. The duo also lead a high-end pret-a-porter line named Alvarno. Azzaro is yet to name the pair's successor.

House of Fraser Names Chief Customer Officer
David Walmsley has joined House of Fraser as chief customer officer. Prior to joining House of Fraser, Walmsley served as director for M&S Digital at Marks & Spencer since 2011.

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