Power Moves | Anna Wintour’s New Role, Canada Goose Names Design VP

This week, a restructuring of Conde Nast’s global leadership sees the addition of a new responsibility to Anna Wintour’s job title, while Canada Goose taps a new designs lead from Columbia Sportswear.

Conde Nast announces leadership restructuring

As part of Conde Nast’s management restructuring, Anna Wintour has been named global content advisor, an addition to her existing role as US artistic director and editor-in-chief of Vogue US which will add oversight of Vogue International to her responsibilities. Wolfgang Blau, president of Conde Nast International, has also added international and chief operating officer to his title. Pamela Druker Mann, formerly chief marketing officer of Conde Nast, has been named global chief revenue officer and president, US revenue, Jamie Jouning has been promoted to chief client officer.

Canada Goose hires design lead from Columbia Sportswear

Woody Blackfort has been named executive vice president of design and merchandising at Canada Goose. Blackford will join the company in autumn 2019 from Columbia Sportswear Co., where he was most recently vice president of global design and innovation. The outerwear brand also announced that Chief Product Officer Lee Turlington will be stepping down at the end on 2019 to return to his consulting practice.

Julie Rice exits WeWork

SoulCycle Co-Founder Julie Rice has left WeWork after joining the company in November 2017 as chief brand officer. WeWork has confirmed Rice’s departure but gave no further comment.

Superdry makes interim CFO Permanent

Nick Gresham, who has named interim chief financial officer at Superdry in May 2019 following widespread resignations on the return of Founder Julian Dunkerton, has been appointed to the same role on a permanent basis.


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