YOOX APPOINTMENT: Yoox Group has promoted Clement Kwan to director of North America, effective immediately, marking the company’s commitment to grow in the U.S., its number one market.

Kwan was most recently European sales and marketing director of the group’s multi-brand division in Milan. In his new role, Kwan will be in charge of developing the group’s business in the U.S., including the reinforcement of the local team based in New York’s Tribeca. Prior to Yoox, the Los Angeles-native Kwan worked for companies such as Dolce & Gabbana, Theory and Diesel USA.