P&G’s Bergh Lands CEO Role With Levi’s

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Just nine days after resigning from The Procter & Gamble Co. to pursue a position as a chief executive officer, Charles “Chip” Bergh was named president and ceo of Levi Strauss & Co., effective Sept. 1.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Charles “Chip” Bergh


P&G’s Chip Bergh Lands CEO Role With Levi Strauss & Co.

He will succeed John Anderson, who retires in September following 32 years with the San Francisco-based jeans and sportswear firm.

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Thierry Mugler designed Beyoncé’s costumes for her latest tour.


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Fabrizio Freda at the Two-Year Mark

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LF USA Adds Ellen Tracy License

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The advertisement for Parlez-Moi d’Amour, featuring Taylor Momsen.

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The scandal has made Perfume Holding review its strategy for the brand in the U.S. market.

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