American Eagle Outfitters announced the appointment of Deb Henretta as an independent director to its board, effective February 14, 2019. The company’s board of directors has expanded to eight directors, three of whom are women. Henretta, who has appeared on Fortune’s List of 50 of the Most Powerful […]

Prada has invited artist and activist Theaster Gates and writer, director and producer Ava DuVernay to join the company’s new Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Council, which aims to bring prominent academic and cultural experts together to “elevate voices of color within the company and the fashion […]

Jerry Stritzke has resigned from the role of President and CEO of American outdoor brand REI this week, following an investigation into a consensual relationship between him and the leader of another organization in the outdoor industry. The investigation, which was conducted by an external law firm […]

Emerging British fashion designer Bethany Williams will be the second winner of the Queen Elizabeth II Award for British Design, following in the footsteps of Richard Quinn, and will be presented with the honour at her London Fashion Week show by the Duchess of Cornwall on behalf of Her Majesty The […]

Couponing website RetailMeNot has announced the appointment of Joshua Platt to the role of Chief Product Officer. Platt is joining the company from Norstrom.com, where he served as Vice President of Product for four years. Prior to that position, he spent 11 years at Microsoft holding several senior […]

Jon Caplan, CEO of footwear, apparel and accessories brand Johnston & Murphy, will retire at the end of June. He will be succeeded by Danny Ewoldsen, who was named president of Johnston & Murphy in January 2018. "It has been an honor and a privilege to be part of the remarkable growth and success of […]

New York-based designer Mara Hoffman is being recognized for her sustainable initiatives. The designer first implemented a strategy for ethical, effective change within her namesake ready-to-wear label in 2015. Because of this, recycled fibers company Repreve is honoring Hoffman with its Leading the […]

Thome Browne has appointed Matthew Foley to the role of Global Director of Communication for the brand. Foley is replacing Tori Vinton, former Vice President of Global Public Relations, who departed the company in December. Since 2016, Foley had been responsible for content strategy and social media […]

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