Kering announced today that it has appointed Emmanuel Gintzburger as CEO of Alexander McQueen, succeeding Jonathan Akeroyd, who leaves the company after 12 years at the helm.
Gintzburger, previously worldwide retail and wholesale director for Yves Saint Laurent, will take on his new duties on May 9, reporting to Grita Loebsack, CEO of the group’s luxury couture and leather goods emerging brands.
Gintzburger joined Saint Laurent as Europe retail director in 2009 and took over as worldwide retail and wholesale director in 2011. Prior to that, he held positions in retail at Lanvin, Sephora France and Louis Vuitton’s Asia Pacific branch.
(Source: Foot Wear News)