The company faced scrutiny last year over some of its workplace practices.
Palfrey assumes the newly-created role for the 113-year old heritage firm in the midst of a sea change.
Dickinson will join Superdry amid the brand’s ongoing dispute with cofounder Julian Dunkerton.
Tom Buiocchi is chief executive officer of ServiceChannel, a software solution for facilities and maintenance management across retail and other industries.
Emmons, who founded the Neiman Marcus iLab to drive retail innovation, is exiting the business and joining retail consultancy TheCurrent Global.
It’s the second senior level appointment by Bergdorf Goodman president Darcy Penick.
As its factories soared from one to seven in the past decade, the company has been tapping into the country’s immigrant population.
The department store noted the move reflects the importance of both the physical store and e-commerce to the group’s strategy.
Chairman Ian Cheshire has now left the company, while ceo Sergio Bucher remains, despite the demotion.
Pierre Gattaz, ceo of electronics company Radiall and president of Business Europe, delivered the award at Maje’s Paris headquarters.