Pentland has hired an experienced marketing expert to lead its Italian sportswear brand Ellesse. Simon Breckon will join as brand director on 10 September, as the label continues its expansion into key markets.
Yeezy is strengthening its organization. The structure behind the Kanye West label, in collaboration with Adidas, has recruited a managing director, a chief financial officer and other key executives in just one year.
Hervé Léger has entrusted the creative direction of its womenswear collections to Christian Juul Nielsen. The designer is already working on his debut collection for the label, acquired by Authentic Brands in 2017.
The women's fashion label, which is beginning a fresh chapter after being acquired by its new Australian owner Magi, has recruited Jessie Toulcanon (formerly of Antik Batik) to the role of marketing and digital director.
Nina Ricci has appointed the Hyères 2018 Festival winners Rushemy Botter and Lisi Herrebrugh to be the joint artistic directors of the house, picking two relative unknowns to helm one of Paris' most storied houses.