Claus-Dietrich Lahrs, managing director of Christian Dior Couture, was named chief executive officer of Hugo Boss AG on Thursday.
He takes over the top spot from Bruno Sälzer, who quit in February. The strong-willed Sälzer was said to be at odds with Boss' new owner, the private equity firm Permira, over its demands for higher dividends and a larger debt burden.
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