Burberry hires Gavin Haig as chief commercial officer
Luxury fashion brand Burberry has appointed Gavin Haig as its chief commercial officer.
Due to take up the newly created role on 23 April, Haig will be responsible for all regions in which Burberry operates.
He will report to Marco Gobbetti, Burberry chief executive.
Haig previously spent four years at Belstaff where he was chief executive. Prior to that, he spent a decade at Cartier where he led commercial teams across the world as managing director - international. He has also held senior positions at Alfred Dunhill and Wedgwood.
Gobbetti said: “I am delighted to announce the appointment of Gavin Haig to the newly created position of chief commercial officer. Gavin has extensive experience in global luxury retail, which will be invaluable as we implement our strategy.”
Last month Riccardo Tisci joined Burberry as its new chief creative officer. He succeeded Christopher Bailey who is leaving the business after 17 years.
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