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People On The Move

Recruitments, promotions and appointments.

Louis Ferla

CEO, Cartier

credit: Richemont

Richemont appoints Louis Ferla as Chief Executive Officer of Cartier. Ferla, currently Chief Executive Officer of Vacheron Constantin, will succeed Cyrille Vigneron as CEO of Cartier, starting September 1, 2024. He joined Richemont in 2001 starting at Alfred Dunhill as Area Sales Manager in Hong Kong and then as general manager in Taipei. In 2006 he joined Cartier, where he held various senior executive positions, namely across the Middle East, India and Africa. Since 2017, Mr Ferla has been CEO of Vacheron Constantin.

Christiane Wiggers-Voellm is take over as Head Of Store Operations at Action /// credit: Primark

Christiane Wiggers-Voellm

Head of Store Operations, Action

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Christiane Wiggers-Voellm, Head of Primark Germany, takes on a new position at Action. The top manager is taking on a new challenge and will become Head of Store Operations starting November. With her new position at Action, Wiggers-Voellm is taking on a significant role in one of the fastest growing companies in the discount retail sector, and will report directly to CEO Hajir Hajji.

Alessandro Valenti

CEO, Givenchy

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Alessandro Valenti has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer of Givenchy, effective immediately. Valenti joins the French fashion house from Louis Vuitton, where he was most recently president of the EMEA region. Valenti has an extensive carrer having worked for Carrefour Group, Versace, Giorgio Armani, and Ralph Lauren.

Veronica Gallo-Alvarez

Head of Investment Management, Redevco

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Redevco has appointed Veronica Gallo-Alvarez as Head of Investment Management. Reporting to CEO Neil Slater, Veronica joins the Redevco leadership team, spearheading a function responsible for investment outcomes, transaction management and research & strategy. She is a highly-experienced investment professional bringing significant cross-sector industry experience.

Kara Greatorex

CCO, Marks & Spencer

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Kara Greatorex has been appointed as Marks & Spencer´s new Chief Commercial Officer. Greatorex is a veteran in the retail field, having served in a number of positions at supermarket giant Aldi UK over the course of almost 16 years. She will replace M&S’s Paul Friston, who the retailer said had decided to leave for other opportunities after 28 years with the business.

Daniela Bethonico

Head Of Supply Chain, OLYMP

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OLYMP Bezner KG has appointed Daniela Bethonico as its Head of Supply Chain. Starting in her new position on July 1 2024, she is now responsible for the Production, Procurement and Technical Product Development divisions. After holding numerous management positions at various companies in Brazil, Daniela Bethonico joined OLYMP Bezner KG in 2017. Here, she successfully worked her way up – from organisational and project management to production planning – before becoming Head of Quality and Process Management in October 2020.


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