LONDON — Michelle Emmerson has been appointed chief executive officer and a member of the board of Walpole British Luxury, the not-for-profit British luxury trade organization.
Emmerson replaces Julia Carrick, who stood down as ceo of Walpole in September, and is now an ambassador for the organization. Emmerson will report to Ben Hughes, chairman of Walpole, and her appointment is effective immediately.
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