Gap Inc. on Tuesday announced the appointment of Teri List-Stoll as executive vice president and chief financial officer, effective Jan. 17, 2017. She will succeed Sabrina Simmons, who will shift into an advisory role through the end of the company’s fiscal year. List-Stoll will oversee Gap’s global finance function, as well as loss prevention and corporate administration divisions. She most recently held the position of EVP and CFO at Dick’s Sporting Goods.
Neiman Marcus Group
Donald Grimes resigned from his position as EVP, CFO and chief operating officer at Neiman Marcus Group on Nov. 11, effective immediately. The company told the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that his resignation was not the result of any disagreement regarding its operations, policies or practices. Grimes joined Neiman Marcus in June 2015. A replacement has not been named.
Diane von Furstenberg
Diane von Furstenberg announced Thursday that chief executive officer Paolo Riva had resigned from his post, effective immediately. A statement released by the brand revealed Riva was leaving after just 18 months in the role to pursue other opportunities. Prior to DVF, he was vice president of apparel and visual merchandising at Tory Burch.
Alice + Olivia
Aliza Licht will step into the role of EVP of brand marketing and communications at Alice + Olivia on Nov. 28. Licht previously spent 17 years at Donna Karan International, where she most recently served as senior vice president of global communications and created the social media personality DKNY PR Girl. She left the company after the release of her book “Leave Your Mark.”
Salvatore Ferragamo has named Guillaume Meilland as its new men’s ready-to-wear design director, one of three recent appointments following the resignation of creative director Massimiliano Giornetti earlier this year. The others are Fulvi Rigoni, who will take charge of the women’s collection, and Paul Andrew for footwear. Meilland was previously at Lanvin.