Jil Sander’s former CEO is the Belgian label’s new president, succeeding Matteo de Rosa, who will take charge of the Métiers d’Art division at LVMH, while managing director Sabine Fandino Fineau becomes vice-president.
Italian fashion group OTB has added two new members to its board of directors. They are Arabella Ferrari of Intercos and Carlo Purassanta of Microsoft, who will contribute their know-how in the beauty and IT sectors.
Italian fashion group OTB, which owns brands including Maison Margiela, is keeping its 2020 revenue target for now, despite a recent slowdown caused by the coronavirus epidemic, its chief executive said.
The house of Azzaro has appointed Olivier Theyskens to be its new Artistic Director, in a surprise move sure to receive an enthusiastic response as he is regarded as one of the industry’s most naturally gifted designers.
Renzo Rosso’s fashion group has announced it will give all its subsidiaries, besides Staff International, the possibility of providing financial backing to their suppliers, a further potential pool of 400 companies.
A few days after Massimo Piombini’s departure from Balmain was made official, his new professional challenge has been revealed: he will become the CEO of the OTB group’s leading label, Diesel, in February 2020.