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Mónica Chao has been appointed as ESG Senior Advisor at Eurofund Group. /// credit: Innesco

Mónica Chao

Senior ESG Advisor, Eurofund Group

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Bringing more than 20 years of experience in high-level sustainability advisory to the role, Mónica Chao spearheads the company’s sustainability strategy and implementation. Her areas of expertise include driving digital transformation in data collection, analysis and reporting to meet sustainability targets, as well as the creation of organisational structures, corporate policies, process improvements, and the development of new methodologies.

Philippe Gautier

EVP Global Finance, Lacoste

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Philippe Gautier has been appointed as EVP Global Finance at Lacoste. Gautier has held finance positions for nearly thirty years, including more than twenty years in retail and fashion. After several years in industrial groups, he joined Kering in 2003, then became CFO for North America of Puma in 2009. Gautier will also join the Lacoste executive committee.

Julie Legrand

Senior Director Global Brand Strategy, Puma

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Puma has appointed Julie Legrand as senior director global brand strategy. Reporting to Puma’s vice president brand & marketing Richard Teyssier, Legrand will oversee an important part of the company’s strategic priority to elevate the brand. Legrand has 20 years of experience in marketing and brand management. Most recently, she worked as H&M’s global brand director.

Kevin Ross

Senior Vice President, and Managing Director of EMEA, Under Armour

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Kevin Ross has been appointed as Under Armour´s new Senior Vice President, and Managing Director of EMEA. With nearly 20 years of experience growing high profile brands, Ross brings proven talent and regional expertise to the company. In his new role, he is responsible for the development and execution of regional omni-channel growth strategies, while also delivering on-brand consumer experiences to advance the business’s premium presence. Ross is to report to president and CEO, Stephanie Linnartz.

Daniel Ervér

CEO, H&M Group

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H&M has appointed Daniel Ervér as new president and CEO for the H&M Group. He succeeds Helena Helmersson who has decided to step down as CEO and leave the company. Daniel Ervér started as a summer trainee with H&M in 2005 and then became a controller in 2006. Since then, he has been responsible for merchandising at H&M in Germany and the US, country manager for H&M Sweden, purchasing manager for H&M and responsible for H&M women and men.

Lara Rosquët

Country Lead for France, Shopify

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Lara Rosquët has been appointed Country Lead for France. She has been with Shopify since 2016 and has held numerous positions since then, most recently the role of Head of EMEA New Channel Partnerships & DACH Partnerships. In the future, she will be responsible for expanding market growth, growing the partner ecosystem and leading the team culture in France.

Isabel Coloigner, Head of Leasing for Germany, France and the Netherlands. /// credit: NEINVER

Isabel Coloigner

Head of Leasing for Germany, France, and the Netherlands, NEINVER

credit: NEINVER

Isabel Coloigner has been appointed as NEINVER´s Head of Leasing for the German, French and Dutch markets. Isabel will lead leasing activities for the three markets, which together feature over 400 units and a GLA spanning 85,800 sq m. As part of her role, she will offer growth opportunities to existing brand partners and identify and partner with new brands to ensure the commercial success of the centres in the three countries. 

Emilie Benoit-Vernay

Director of Partnerships for EMEA, Shopify

credit: Shopify

Benoit-Vernay, who has been with Shopify for just over five years, has been appointed to the role of Director of Partnerships for EMEA. She previously held the title of Head of Partnerships, Southern Europe. In her new role, Benoit-Vernay will be responsible for leading and growing the partner ecosystem within the EMEA markets and overseeing the teams that work with Shopify´s solution and technology partners.


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