NEW ROLE: Michel Lhoste has been named general director of Italy-based Sixty Group. Lhoste, who formerly served as general manager of Clothing Company and as commercial director of Replay’s parent company, Fashion Box Industries SpA, and Slowear, reports directly to chief executive officer Pietro Bongiovanni. According to the group, Lhoste will be managing the new business plan in order to reaffirm the company’s historic values, consolidate the main markets and reinforce its presence worldwide.
Sixty Group owns several brands, including Miss Sixty, Energie and RefrigiWear.
This story first appeared in the October 21, 2011 issue of WWD. Subscribe Today.