Marks & Spencer (M&S) announced that Richard Price, currently CEO of F&F Clothing at Tesco PLC, was appointed to the role of managing director for clothing and home.
Price will join M&S next year at a date to be confirmed. He held his post at F&F Clothing since 2015. Before that Price was managing director at BHS from 2012 to 2015. Prior, he was at M&S from 2005 to 2012, first as head of merchandise and then as men’s wear trading director.
M&S has about 428 stores in the U.K. and 428 around the world.
Hanesbrands announced that chief financial officer (CFO) Barry A. Hytinen has notified the company of his decision to leave Hanes to accept another career opportunity outside of the apparel industry.
Hytinen will continue to serve as Hanes CFO until the end of the fiscal year on Dec. 28. With the support of an outside search firm, Hanes will initiate a comprehensive search to fill the CFO role.
A.P. Moller — Maersk
Global ocean cargo carrier A.P. Moller — Maersk said chief financial officer (CFO) Carolina Dybeck Happe has accepted another opportunity outside of the company.
Happe will leave by the end November 2020. She joined Mærsk as CFO and executive board member in January.
Australian Fashion Council
The Australian Fashion Council (AFC) appointed Leila Naja Hibri as its CEO-elect, effective February.
AFC co-chairs Edwina McCann and John Condilis said Naja Hibri was chosen because of her excellent track record in business, her passion for learning and mentoring and the leadership she has demonstrated in the industry.
Hibri was most recently general manager at Australian fashion accessories label Helen Kaminski and a member of the board of directors of HKJC, a Tokyo-based joint venture company with Yagi Tsusho Limited. She has been actively involved with the AFC since its inception and was invited to join its board in 2018.