June 2024 – Consumer Goods News

Posted on 28 June 2024

  • Currys added CEO of N Brown, Steve Johnson, to its Board of Directors.
  • Estee Lauder announced the acquisition of DECIEM, Canadian multi-brand business and owner of the popular cosmetics brand, The Ordinary.
  • Luxury Travel Retailer, DFS Group, announced the appointment of Catherine Newey as its new Managing Director for Europe.
  • Galeries Lafayette appointed Emmanuelle Greth as its Head of HR, joining from beauty giant Sephora.
  • Moose Toys made 4 new leadership hires in John Coyne (Chief Brand Officer), Craig Drobis (Global GM of Licensed & Preschool), Deidre Cross (SVP Games), and Stephen Davis (Entertainment & Franchise Advisor).
  • LVMH and Pharrell Williams collaborated on a new fragrance under the Louis Vuitton brand, titled LVRS.
  • UK-based plumbing company, Bristan Group, appointed Jen Cassidy as its new CEO.
  • Pair Eyewear announced plans to expand into the UK and Australian markets after securing a $75m investment.
  • Kingfisher appointed a new CFO in Bhavesh Mistry, succeeding Bernard Bot who is departing in 2025 to pursue a Non-Exec career.
  • British accessories retailer, Claire’s, appointed Chris Cramer as its new Interim CEO, alongside his other responsibilities of CFO and COO.
  • Ickle Bubba announced plans to expand into Europe, following the businesses second most profitable year on record.
  • Just Play announced Amy Saunders as UK Country Manager and Anna Chapman as VP International Licensing, following impressive 29% sales growth YoY.
  • Biotech beauty firm, Ourself, appointed James Hartman as its new CEO, after three successful decades in the industry.
  • John Lewis confirmed Andy Mounsey as its Interim Executive Director of Finance, replacing Bérangère Michel who departs after a 16-year tenure.
  • Aspinal of London named Laura Brown as its new CEO, tasked with leading the company through their period of growth.
  • Gear4music appointed Sharon Daly as Non-Exec Director, bringing more than 25 years of experience to the company.
  • L’Occitane Group revealed strong YoY sales performance at €2.54bn, an increase of 19.1%.
  • Global Toy Brand, Wyncor, appointed Fatima Chafai Isorce as its new VP of Global Marketing.

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