On Monday, Francesco Milleri, a close collaborator of Leonardo Del Vecchio, the Italian billionaire who died aged 87 on June 27, took charge of Del Vecchio’s holding company, whose assets are worth €27 billion.
Castore’s drive to become a pre-eminent kit producer/sponsor across professional sport, accelerates again. This time, its attention returns to rugby union signing a multi-year deal with Harlequins starting this season.
As doing the right thing becomes ever more important to fashion companies, luxury giant Burberry has named a new vice-president for corporate responsibility with Caroline Laurie joining from DIY specialist Kingfisher.
Bruno Pavlovsky was elected president of the Fédération de la Haute Couture et de la Mode on Friday, succeeding Ralph Toledano. We spoke to the executive to hear his vision for Paris Fashion Week and French fashion.
Carlo Capasa has been confirmed for the fifth consecutive time as head of the National Chamber of Italian Fashion (CNMI). He has been re-elected after two particularly challenging years marked by the pandemic.
This Friday marked the passing of a baton, as Ralph Toledano retires as president of the Fédération de la Haute Couture et de la Mode, French high fashion’s governing body. He met Fashion Network to consider his tenure.
Isabella Burley has been named as the new chief marketing officer of Acne Studios. She continues the long tradition of prominent journalists moving into the fashion industry and particularly into marketing roles.
The jewellery brand owned by French group Kering has appointed to the newly created role of chief marketing and product officer Boris Barboni, who was formerly at Bulgari, a brand owned by Kering’s competitor LVMH.