Dr. Martens appoint new CEO, after Mason acting chairman, whereas Chiara Ferragni’s top post is vacant

Kenny Wilson takes over as new CEO at Dr. Martens, following his previous important appointments: after being in charge of Levi’s for 19 years, over the last 7 years he was the general director of British Cath Kidston, apparel and bags brand.   Dr. Martens’ CEO position had been vacant since the end of 2017, when Steve Murray quit the job, after Paul Mason acting chairman. Mason himself has officially welcomed the new chief executive officer: “Kenny Wilson has gained considerable work experience with regard to international high profile brands – he remarked -, therefore he is going to be an excellent leader of our management team. Furthermore, Dr. Martens are about to experience a new business stage and we are fully equipped to focus on our strategic priorities and keep aiming at sustainable growth worldwide”. Dr. Martens (run by British Permira group) currently employ around 800 people; their overall turnover amounts to about 400 million dollars and the company are up to a new development stage. Meanwhile, at Chiara Ferragni Collection, CEO Andrea Lorini, who had been in charge since March 2016, quit the job. According to the media, Lorini resigned to start a new challenging career from June 1st. Lorini was the first managing director of ChiaraFerragni.com and Chiara Ferragni Collection, a capsule shoe collection that drives around 30 million euros in terms of earnings.


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