And they are off. Applications opened Friday for aspiring talent in the LVMH Prize, the most financially beneficial annual award in fashion. Young hopefuls - limited to under 40 years - have until February 4 to apply.
Tapestry Inc.'s Coach has named Laura Dubin-Wander the new president for North America and Fredrik Malm the new president for Coach Europe and Coach International. Tapestry has also added two members to its board.
Sidney Toledano is to resign from his position as CEO of Christian Dior and be replaced by Pietro Beccari, CEO of Fendi, in a significant change of management within LVMH. And more changes are in the pipeline.
Pushy bosses are on the up in French companies. Vivendi, Christian Dior and Safran are all embarking on complex deals driven by the lopsided interests of big shareholders, while minority investors have few options.