Peter Ruis, the UK fashion executive who used to run Jigsaw and was Executive Buying & Brand Director at John Lewis, is moving to Canada to run Indigo, the country’s largest books and lifestyle retailer.
After 32 years, Antonio Abril is leaving the Spanish textile giant to focus on academia, replaced by Oscar García Maceiras, a state attorney from A Coruña and deputy secretary of the board at Banco Santander.
Hugo Boss said Oliver Timm has now joined as its Chief Sales Officer (CSO). His arrival comes at a time of big change at the firm as a new CEO prepares to join this summer and it evolves its offer for the ‘new normal’.
The department store operator announced on Wednesday that it is has created two new roles to support the development of its technology and merchandising operations and invested $85 million in its supply chain.
Italian leather goods specialist Valextra has named Xavier Rougeaux to be its new chief executive officer; while veteran luxury executive Ralph Toledano joins its board. The appointments are effective immediately.