HENNIG LEAVING BERGDORF’S: In what looks like a sure sign of growth, Jonathan Simkhai has hired the first president for his five-year-old company — April Hennig. After officially exiting her current post as vice president and divisional merchandise manager of contemporary 5F at Bergdorf Goodman on Friday, she will only have the weekend to reboot before joining the designer’s 15-person team next week. A 2015 CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund finalist, Simkhai said Tuesday that Hennig’s new responsibilities were previously shared by him and a few of his staffers. He declined to pinpoint annual sales, but noted that his new president will zero in on bolstering specialty store and department store business, brand partnerships and new hires.

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