WESTWOOD AND KRONTHALER JOIN ZEITZ FOUNDATION: Vivienne Westwood and her husband, Andreas Kronthaler, have joined the Zeitz Foundation, founded by Jochen Zeitz, chief executive officer of PPR’s Sports & Lifestyle Group and chief sustainability officer at PPR, as ambassadors for community.
The Zeitz Foundation, which promotes sustainable ecosystem management, has tapped Westwood and Kronthaler to support its work in promoting sustainable lifestyles, particularly in relation to community development and climate change. The couple’s activities will include advising the foundation about projects related to communities and promoting the foundation to a wider audience. Westwood and Kronthaler join existing Zeitz Foundation ambassadors, who number athlete Usain Bolt, musical duo Amadou & Mariam, director Stephen Hopkins and PPR chairman and ceo François-Henri Pinault.
This story first appeared in the September 27, 2011 issue of WWD. Subscribe Today.