There was a huge upset at Debenhams on Thursday as a major shareholder lost patience with its top two execs. The result is that its chairman stepped down after the AGM and the CEO has been voted off the board.
Fran Della Badia has been named president of AM Retail, the G-III subsidiary that operates stores and websites for DKNY, Wilsons Leather, and Karl Lagerfeld Paris, as well as stores for Calvin Klein Performance.
Having joined the struggling womenswear brand in 2016 in order to lead its turnaround, Paul-Henri Cécillon is stepping down from his operational responsibilities, as Nora Meyer takes over as managing director.
Watch company Timex has named Paul Martin as its new managing director in the UK, overseeing the distribution and marketing of all Timex and Luxury Division brands including Ted Baker, Guess and Versace.
Bertrand Delvert, vice president of marketing and communication at Tissot International, succeeds Florence Ollivier-Lamarque as director of the Swatch Group’s French subsidiary, effective from January 1.