Derrick had served as Spring’s global executive creative director.
Wintour rumors have become quite the topic of conversation recently, despite emphatic denials from Condé Nast that anything is happening.
The British Fashion Council and Vogue unveiled the winner and NewGen recipients in London.
The model is throwing herself into a legal fight over her leaving Lions for DNA.
She will report to editor in chief Edward Enninful and begin her new role on March 5.
The Mail on Sunday journalist will join the magazine on Feb. 12.
Edward Enninful talks models, multiculturalism and his old fashion gang.
Aboah was shot by Steven Meisel and is featured wearing a Marc Jacobs dress, and turban, on the cover.
Coddington will also be contributing to the December issue of British Vogue.
She will succeed Stephen Quinn, who announced his retirement last week after serving in the role for 26 years.
Tommy Hilfiger, Mary Katrantzou and Peter Pilotto were sipping cocktails with the Chinese online retailer and the BFC/Vogue Fashion Fund.