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Michał Orłowski

Director, Head of Leasing and Asset Management, Karimpol Polska

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Michał Orłowski brings with him ample experience of more than 18 years on the Polish real estate market. His track record includes managing the lease of more than 50 office buildings, including class A and B facilities, and closing leases for more than 200,000 sq m. His strategic approach and leadership were key in ensuring the full commercialisation of significant projects including the Warsaw office buildings SEZAM, Atrium Tower and Mokotowska Square.

 Ije Nwokorie

CEO, Dr. Martens

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Nwokorie, who joined Dr. Martens in February from technology group Apple and has since served as Chief Brand Officer, succeeds Kenny Wilson. Having been a Non-Executive Director for three years, he knows the company well, and it has already benefited from his brand expertise since he joined as CBO in February. In addition, Nwokorie’s experience with a retail-centric growth model, which he gained at Apple, will be highly relevant in the coming years.

Martin Hemetsberger 

Head of Real Estate Development, SES

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Martin Hemetsberger took over the management of the “Real Estate Development” division at real estate developer and operator SES Spar European Shopping Centers at the company’s headquarters in Salzburg. He is responsible for the development and further development of large-scale shopping destinations in six countries. Hemetsberger will report to SES CDO Alexander Eck, who has been in charge of development in addition to his role as a member of the SES Management Board.

Seth Ellison

CEO, Brixton

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Seth Ellison takes over the role of Chief Executive Officer CEO at Brixton. Ellison will take up his new position at the US brand on April 22. He brings with him more than 40 years of experience in the lifestyle and sportswear industry. Ellison previously worked for Levi Strauss & Company as Chief Commercial Officer.

Oliver Merz

CFO, Mammut

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Oliver Merz takes over the role of Chief Financial Officer (CFO) at Swiss mountain sports specialist Mammut. In his new position, Merz will be responsible for Controlling, Finance, Accounting, Tax, Legal and Compliance as well as IT. He has close to 20 years of experience in finance and digitalization.

Julia Goddard

CEO, Harvey Nichols

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British luxury department store Harvey Nichols has appointed Julia Goddard to the role of CEO.
Goddard will take up her new role in June. As CEO, she will report directly to Chairman Dickson Poon and Vice Chairman Pearson Poon. Goddard is currently still working for Alexander McQueen as EMEA President. She has been with the British fashion house for 14 years and has been in her current position since 2019.