Following speculation about its future management structure, Esprit Holding Ltd. said Tuesday Ronald Van der Vis, chief executive officer of optical retailer Pearle Europe, will replace Heinz Krogner as ceo.
Before moving into the corner office, Van der Vis, 41, will take on the role of executive director on June 22 and then succeed current group ceo Heinz Krogner by November. Krogner, 67, will stay on as executive chairman until at least December 2010.
Issa Rae stopped by WWD's NYC headquarters to talk about season two of "Insecure," which premieres this Sunday on HBO. Click link in bio for all the details. #wwdeye (📷: @jgreenery; Styled by @mayteallende)
A Stella McCartney sketch of a custom dress made from protein-based silk in partnership with biotech lab Bolt Threads. The dress will be displayed at The Museum of Modern Art's upcoming design exhibition, "Items: Is Fashion Modern?"