LONDON, United Kingdom — BoF compiles the most important professional moves of the week.
Guillaume Henry exits Nina Ricci
Nina Ricci’s creative director Guillaume Henry has left the French fashion house after three years at the creative helm. His final collection for the label was Autumn/Winter 2018. Nina Ricci’s in-house studio will design the next collections while it searches for Henry’s successor.
Tatler names creative director
Tom Usher has been appointed Tatler’s creative director. He joins the title from PR and marketing agency PMK BNC, where he held the position of digital creative director. He has also held art director roles at Harper’s Bazaar UK, Marie Claire and Arena magazine.
Tibi appoints president
Tibi’s Elaine Chang has been promoted to the newly created role of president. Chang first joined the business in 2012; most recently she served as chief marketing officer. She will now report directly to Tibi owners Amy and Frank Smilovic.
Trends Media Group CEO and president steps down
Su Mang has resigned from her position as president and chief executive of Trends Media Group — the Beijing-based media company that publishes the Chinese editions of Cosmopolitan, Esquire and Harper’s Bazaar, among other titles — after 24 years helming the business. She will leave the company on May 8. Chairman Liu Jiang will serve as interim president while the company seeks a successor.
MatchesFashion.com announces senior promotions
Luxury retailer MatchesFashion.com has created three new senior roles: global communications director Jess Christie has been promoted to chief brand officer; global content director Kate Blythe becomes chief content officer; and buying director Natalie Kingham has been promoted to fashion and buying director.
Condé Nast Italia names creative director of social talents
Riccardo Pozzoli, co-founder of The Blonde Salad blog, has joined Condé Nast Italia, heading up its newly established Social Talents division. In his role as creative director, Pozzoli will oversee the selection and training of Italian influencers, while also acting as the contact for clients and partners.
Pandora hires head of global e-commerce
Pandora has appointed Karl Walsh to head up its new global e-commerce division, as it looks to bolster online sales. Walsh joins the Danish company from Accenture; previously he has worked at McKinsey & Co, Archetypes, Brandtone and Boston Consulting Group.
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