“This really was unexpected,” smiles Masayuki Ino, the 39-year-old winner of the LVMH Prize 2018. Another year and Ino couldn’t even have entered the competition, seeing as he is 39, and entrants have to be less than 40.
The German jewellery brand has announced a new managing director for its UK business, and appointed a new head of wholesale after luxury brand Tag Heuer poached Nick Callegari for a commercial director role.
Volcom has promoted 16-year company veteran JJ Gonzales to global men's design director. Gonzales' legacy at Volcom includes designing the brand's denim as well as traditional action sports pieces like boardshorts.
Samsonite International SA said on Friday it has replaced under-fire Chief Executive Ramesh Tainwala after a short-seller attack caused the firm's shares to plunge sharply before being suspended last week.