Ward will stay on temporarily at Harrods following his resignation in March.
The private company filed key figures with the Amsterdam chamber of commerce.
The museum’s Decorative Art, Fashion and Design galleries showcases sculpture, metalwork, ceramics, glass, furniture, woodwork, dress and textiles from designers including Jean Muir, Mary Quant, Alexander McQueen and Vivienne Westwood.
The British designer succeeds Arthur Arbesser in the role.
Retail and luxury stocks were mostly up during midmorning trading on Tuesday.
Mourners are to gather at the Montparnasse Cemetery in Paris on Thursday.
The campaign for his new North American collection stars Joan Smalls and Hailey Baldwin.
Sculptor Angela Conner, architect William T. Georgis and InterArch founder Shirley Hill will be honored by Pratt Institute as 2016 Legends this fall.
Irish designer Clodagh has used fashion as a springboard to design rugs, fabrics, furniture, lighting, faucets, accessories and also partake in philanthropy.