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Shuffle Board: Delta Galil Names Moore President of Mass Division, BCI Elects Lewkowitz as Chair

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Delta Galil

Delta Galil Industries named Steve Moore as president of its mass division, reporting to CEO Isaac Dabah.

Most recently, Moore oversaw all branded and private label retail partnerships and omnichannel strategy development at Gildan Activewear as vice president of sales and customer service. Earlier in his career, he worked in buying and planning roles at Kmart Corp. and Sara Lee Branded Apparel.

Delta Galil develops innovative seamless apparel, including bras, shapewear and socks; intimate apparel for women; extensive lines of underwear for men; babywear; activewear; sleepwear and leisurewear. It also designs, develops, markets and sells branded denim apparel under the 7 For All Mankind brand and women’s apparel under the Splendid label.

Icebreaker

VF Corp. appointed Jan Van Mossevelde as vice president and general manager of Icebreaker EMEA. Van Mossevelde will take on the new role this fall and will report to Icebreaker brand president Greg Smith.

Van Mossevelde joined VF in 2015 as general manager, global brand management and demand creation within the company’s corporate strategy organization. Since 2017, he has held the position of vice president, strategy for EMEA.

Van Mossevelde succeeds Peter Ottervanger, who recently announced his decision to leave the brand to pursue new opportunities.

Retail

Tailored Brands

Tailored Brands Inc. appointed three executives reporting to Carrie Ask, brand president for Men’s Wearhouse and Moores, to advance execution of the brands’ growth strategies.

Joining the team are Mary Ann McGrath as senior vice president and chief marketing officer, Jerry Brandehoff as senior vice president and general merchandise manager and Sharmila Sudhakar as vice president, e-commerce.

McGrath most recently served as senior vice president, customer relationship marketing, for Williams Sonoma, Williams Sonoma Home and West Elm, where she led the transformation of multiple brands to a digitally focused, data-driven marketing approach and drove significant sales and customer growth.

Before joining Tailored Brands, Brandehoff was executive vice president, general merchandising manager, adult and kids apparel, North America retail for Calvin Klein, at PVH Corp., where he led the North American Calvin Klein jeans and sportswear business.

Sudhakar most recently served as vice president and general manager for Walmart.com’s home décor business, where she delivered meaningful top-line growth and profitability for the home division.

A subsidiary of Tailored Brands, Men’s Wearhouse is the largest specialty retailer of men’s apparel and rental product in the U.S. with more than 700 stores, including Men’s Wearhouse and Tux, nationwide.

Abercrombie & Fitch

Abercrombie & Fitch Co. announced the election of Felix Carbullido as an independent director. With Carbullido’s election, Abercrombie & Fitch Co.’s board expands to 11 directors.

Carbullido is executive vice president and chief marketing officer for Williams-Sonoma Inc., a specialty retailer of home products, where he oversees marketing strategy and operations across all seven WSI Brands–Pottery Barn, PB Kids, Pottery Barn Teen, Williams-Sonoma, West Elm, Rejuvenation, and Mark and Graham.

Macy’s

Macy’s Inc. appointed Matthew Sebra as fashion director for men’s and kids’. In this role, Sebra will be responsible for all areas of men’s and kids’ apparel within the Fashion Office, which serves as a resource for identifying the latest fashion trends and curating dynamic assortments.

Sebra joins Macy’s from GQ, where he spent seven years on the fashion and editorial teams, most recently as the deputy fashion director. His prior experience also includes posts at global fashion brands, including Gucci and Armani, retailers including Saks Fifth Avenue and Gilt, and W Magazine.

Sportsman’s Warehouse

Sportsman’s Warehouse Holdings Inc. appointed Phil Stevens as chief technology officer (CTO). He will oversee all technology aspects of the company and develop policies and procedures to enhance the overall, customer experience.

For the past six years, Stevens was The Army and Air Force Exchange Service’s executive vice president and chief information and accounting officer.

Sportsman’s Warehouse operates 94 stores in 25 states, selling brand-name hunting, fishing, camping, apparel and footwear merchandise.

TechStyle Fashion Group

TechStyle Fashion Group, the global fashion retailer known for its membership-based digital brands Fabletics, Savage X Fenty, JustFab, ShoeDazzle and FabKids, appointed Laura Joukovski as president.

Joukovski was elevated into the role after serving as chief media officer of TechStyle Fashion Group.

As president, Joukovski will be leading three brands under the TechStyle Fashion Group portfolio: JustFab, ShoeDazzle and FabKids, while continuing to overseeing all global media and customer acquisition strategies across TechStyle’s portfolio.

In her six years with TechStyle Fashion Group, Joukovski has held management roles of increasing responsibility, including chief operating officer of FabKids, general manager of Fabletics and senior vice president of global media and analytics.

Farfetch

Online marketplace Farfetch announced that Andrew Robb informed the company of his intention to step down as chief operating officer after serving in the position for nine years. Robb will continue on with the company for six months and will help ensure a seamless transition of his responsibilities.

In light of the company’s acquisition of New Guards Group and its continued strong growth in existing and emerging markets, it is taking the opportunity to evolve the Farfetch executive team structure to be even better positioned to execute on its strategy going forward. As part of this initiative, Farfetch will bring responsibility for its brand, customers and consumer product under a new role, chief customer officer, which will be filled by Stephanie Phair, Farfetch’s current chief strategy officer.

Phair started her online career in 2005 at Portero, a marketplace for pre-owned luxury in New York, and was a member of the executive board at Net-a-Porter Group for seven years during which time she launched and built their second business, The Outnet. She also has experience on the agency side of the business, in-house at Issey Miyake, as well as in communications and marketing at American Vogue. She also sits on the board of Moncler SpA and was appointed as chairman of the British Fashion Council in May 2018.

Textiles

Better Cotton Initiative

Marc Lewkowitz was elected chairperson of the Better Cotton Initiative (BCI) Council.

Lewkowitz is president and CEO of Supima, the promotional and marketing organization for American Pima cotton growers. Lewkowitz has served as a member of the BCI Council since June 2016 and as an advisor to the board of Cotton Council International since February 2013.

He succeeds Barry Clarke, an independent member and chairperson since 2017.

The BCI Council is elected by BCI Members and is responsible for ensuring the organization has a clear strategic direction and policy to fulfill its mission of making global cotton production better for the people who produce it, better for the environment it grows in, and better for the sector’s future.

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