JOSE MARIA CASTELLANO: joins Board of Esprit
CASUAL and innerwear retail chain Esprit announced that José Maria Castellano has been appointed to its Board as an independent Director. Castellano is a former Managing Director of Inditex that operates the Oysho lingerie chain as well as the Zara fashion chain.
PENTLAND: two key appointments announced
THE BRITISH company Pentland Group plc, that operates the Speedo swimwear brand among others, announced the appointment of Andy Rubin to the new position of Chairman of the Pentland Brands division that manages its brands. At the same time, it announced that Andy Long, now COO of Pentland Brands, will succeed Rubin as CEO. Both the in-house appointments will take effect on 1 January 2015.