Important professional moves of the week!

Endaba Group


Tesco’s Bernadette Lusher has been appointed Brand Director. This is the second Tesco director appointment in six months, as they attempt to bring its clothes shoppers back from supermarkets.


Grita Loebsack, previously Executive Vice President of Global Skincare, has been appointed Kering’s new Chief Executive Officer of its luxury couture and leather goods emerging brands, which include Balenciaga, Stella McCartney and Alexander McQueen.


Mauro Grimaldi will join Emilio Pucci as Chief Executive officer in September. Grimaldi is currently Vice President of Sales, Marketing and Communications at Elie Saab. Laudomia Pucci, Emilio Pucci’s daughter, has been the interim CEO since 2014, when Alessandra Carra, former Chief Executive, left the brand for Agnona.

Calvin Klein

Rod Manley, previously Senior Vice President of Communications oat Giorgia Armani, will now be the Executive Vice President of Global Communications for Calvin Klein.


John Douglas is shifting from Burberry to MCM, keeping the same role of Chief Information Officer.

Endless Jewellery

Mikkel Berg has been appointed Global Chief Marketing Officer for the Danish jewellery brand.


Emma Sutton, Marketing Director, is leaving Dazed after five years.

Procter & Gamble

Procter & Gamble has named David Taylor, Group President of Global Beauty, Grooming and Healthcare as the new Chief Executive, succeeding the current A. G. Lafley as of November 1st. The two will continue to work together after Taylor’s appointment, as Lafley will remain at the company as Executive Chairman.


Balenciaga and Alexander Wang have confirmed their mutual decision to not renew their contract. Wang’s final show will be the Spring/Summer 2016 collection, which will be shown in October in Paris. The search for his successor has begun!

Matches Fashion

Natalie Brewster, former Net-a-Porter and The Edit Fashion Editor, has been appointed new Style Director at Matches.