Beiersdorf, the maker of Nivea skin creams, is promoting current deputy chief executive Stefan De Loecker to the top job from Jan. 1, with a mandate to make the company more digitally savvy and expand internationally.
The chairman of the Delhi Fashion Club, Harshit Dhingaun, has been named "Best Youngest Fashion Director" by the Institute of Design, Chennai, marking the beginning of a collaboration between the two entities.
Confirmation of Carven's acquisition by Chinese group Icicle has been accompanied by the news that the French label will be able to keep on all of its current employees – all bar one: creative director Serge Ruffieux.
Direct selling company Amway has appointed Milind Pant as its first global Chief Executive Officer. Pant will take charge of the overall management and leadership of the business effective January 2, 2019.
German luxury marque MCM has appointed Dirk Schönberger to be its new global creative director in a surprise move. Schönberger takes up his new position immediately, and will present his first collection later this year.
Looks like Nicolas Ghesquière may, finally, be about to open his own fashion label. Though perhaps not next season. This weekend on French TV, he suggested creating his own brand was “much closer to reality.”