• Rue21 names Bill Brand chief executive officer

    28 days ago - By Fashion United

    Rue21 has appointed a new chief executive. Bill Brand joins the company, taking the helm from interim chief executive officer John
    Fleming. Fleming will return as a board member.
    Brand recently served as president of HSN and chief retail officer of Carnival Corporation. He brings with him experience leading teams to build out omni-channel infrastructure.
    "We chose Bill because of his impressive track record in building high performance teams and his industry-recognized leadership abilities to modernize retail brands," Fleming said in a press release. "Under his leadership, we will leverage...
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  • Genesco appoints John F. Lambros to board of directors

    28 days ago - By Fashion United

    US footwear and accessories retailer Genesco has appointed John F.
    Lambros to its board of directors.
    Lambros is president of global investment bank GCA-US and has worked in the digital media and emerging technology markets for over 22 years.
    Genesco board chair and CEO Mimi E. Vaughn said in a statement: “As a footwear-focused company with rapidly growing omnichannel and e-commerce operations, we are confident that John's strategic counsel and deep experience as an advisor and operator will help us accelerate digital initiatives at a pivotal time for our company.”
    Lambros commented: “I...
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