IKKS’ deputy general manager Valérie Dassier is taking over over at MF Brands-owned Aigle. She will be tasked with developing the company, which since 2021 has been evolving environmentally and socially.
John Lewis has appointed at big-hitter to take on the role of its all-new product director for lifestyle, covering fashion and home. It said hiring Zoe Matthews represented a “step-change in our business”.
Mike Ashely, the founder of Sports Direct and latterly The Frasers Group, is to relinquish his directorships in the business. As a departing gesture, he will provide the group with an additional £100m in support funding.
In recent months, the brand has opened new stores in Mexico, Japan, Portugal, Australia, Chile and Austria. In addition, Tiziana Domínguez is stepping down from what has been her position for six years.
The company’s brand portfolio has evolved into two brand clusters led by Jane Hertzmark Hudis, executive group president, and Stéphane de La Faverie, who has been promoted to executive group president.