HoF has chosen a business leader with no previous background in fashion retail to be its new CEO, however Alex Williamson has a strong reputation for creating lifestyle-led experiences, a key part of HoF's new vision.
Adidas has appointed its Western Europe head Gil Steyaert as new global operations chief, and has also elevated human resources head Karen Parkin to the executive board, the first female board appointee since 1993.
The footwear brand, having recently recruited Perry Oosting as CEO, has announced the arrival of David Tourniaire-Beauciel as creative director. He succeeds Roland Mouret, who will instead be focusing on his own label.
Linda Bennet, who founded LK Bennett in 1990, has been drafted in by chief executive Darren Topp in a consultative capacity to help restore her original vision of “a little bit of Bond Street on the High Street”.