Gernot Lenz, the CEO of S.Oliver is leaving the post after less than a year over a difference of opinion regarding the leadership of the company. Lenz joined the clothing brand in January to succeed Armin Fichtel.
German luxury marque MCM has appointed Dirk Schönberger to be its new global creative director in a surprise move. Schönberger takes up his new position immediately, and will present his first collection later this year.
Looks like Nicolas Ghesquière may, finally, be about to open his own fashion label. Though perhaps not next season. This weekend on French TV, he suggested creating his own brand was “much closer to reality.”
As head of Germany and senior vice president, Martina Bovenkerk will be responsible for the business in Central and Eastern Europe, focusing on driving growth at the US luxury brand in line with its EMEA strategy.