Calvin Klein Creative Directors, Francisco Costa and Italo Zucchelli are leaving the company as part of a new global creative strategy, unifying all Calvin Klein brands under one creative direction. There are rumours that Raf Simons will become its sole Creative Director, however the brand have not confirmed this.
House of Fraser
House of Fraser has confirmed the departure of its Chief Customer Officer, Andy Harding. British department store retailer hasn’t yet named his replacement, but Alison Lancaster will be joining House of Fraser on an interim basis to lead the Customer Directorate until a permanent appointment is made.
Tim Cooke has been appointed the first Commercial Director at Oasis. Cooke spent the first 20 years of his career at Marks & Spencer and is currently general manager of merchandising at Australian retailer Target.
Halfords’ Chief Information Officer Anna Barsby is leaving to join grocery giant Morrisons. Barsby will join the company in September, and the appointment follows a drive by the supermarket chain to position more women in their senior team. Barsby will replace Dan Beecham, who is leaving Morrisons to return to Australia to be with his family.
Sarah Murray is to join online fashion pureplay Boohoo as Non-Executive Director with immediate effect. Seriel entrepreneur Murray has grown and sold three technology companies.
Jill Scalamandre has become the new President of Shiseido, after recently leaving a key post at Coty Inc. Scalamandre will report to Marc Rey, President and Chief Executive Officer of Shiseido Americas.
The North American spin-off of Avon Products, New Avon has announced that it has appointed J. Scott White as its new CEO. White was most recently President of Abbott Laboratories’ Abbott Nutrition International.