The Kering luxury group announced Wednesday evening that Daniel Lee has abruptly quit his position as creative director of Bottega Veneta after just three years at the helm. No successor has been named.
Fast-growing Gymshark has taken on serial entrepreneur Gary Vaynerchuk as an advisor to its board. He’ll add expertise in e-tail, digital marketing, overall business strategy and more with a specific focus on the US.
Marco Bizzarri, who has led Kering's flagship brand since 2015, has taken a stake in the Italian investment firm focused on small and medium-sized companies, and has also become a member of its advisory board.
Clarks CEO Victor Herrero has exited the role, making him the the second Clarks top executive to vacate the post in less than a year. He’s being replaced by current chairman Johnny Chen while a permanent CEO is sought.
Milan-based brand La DoubleJ has named “influential creative leader” Julia Leach its Chief Brand Officer. She’ll work with founders JJ Martin and Andrea Ciccoli “to realise their creative and business goals".
LVMH-owned Italian jewellery brand Bulgari has become part of the French group’s Watches & Jewellery division, headed since the summer by the French manager, who has now joined the group's executive committee.