Micaela Le Divelec Lemmi believes “assets are there” but that there is “work to be done,” while “leveraging existing talent.”
The announcement came on Tuesday as the company posted a decrease in profits and sales in the first six months of the year.
Commenting on the exit of ceo Eraldo Poletto and 2017 financial results, president Ferruccio Ferragamo, newly minted interim ceo, said a sale of the company was “out of the question.”
Three of the designer’s most popular shoes are available for personalization, exclusively through Farfetch.
Stuart Weitzman and Paul Andrew each presented their fall 2018 collections at New York Fashion Week.
The Florence-based company expects the transition phase to extend to 2018 and sees medium-terms ambitions as “more difficult to achieve.”
Chief executive officer Eraldo Poletto described the year 2017 as one of transition.
In this new role, the first collection for Andrew, who was previously women’s footwear director, will bow for fall 2018.
Andrew joined the company as women’s footwear director in September 2016.
The performance of the Florence-based company was dented by the wholesale channel.
The new campaign, fronted by Xiao Wen Ju, Aymeline Valade and Kit Butler, marks a departure for the brand.