THE RETAIL BULLETIN - The home of retail news
HOME
RETAIL NEWS
RETAIL EVENTS
Fashion
Department Stores
Shopping Centres & Retail Parks
Home & DIY
Electricals
Health & Beauty
General Merchandise
Entertainment
Sports & Leisure
Retail Solutions
Food & Drink
Interviews
RETAIL INSIGHTS
RETAIL SOLUTIONS
ABOUT US
CONTACT US
SUBSCRIBE FOR FREE
Wolford appoints new chief executive

Luxury hosiery brand Wolford has appointed Ashish Sensarma as its new chief executive.

GENERAL MERCHANDISE

Wolford appoints new chief executive

Luxury hosiery brand Wolford has appointed Ashish Sensarma as its new chief executive.

With over 30 years experience in the clothing sector, Sensarma began his career at Mexx where he started the retail business from inception and grew it to over €400 million with over 300 stores. He left the company in 2006, a few years after it was sold to Liz Claiborne.

More recently, he was chief operating officer at luxury swimwear brand Vilebrequin.

In his new role, Sensarma will be responsible for corporate strategy as well as marketing and sales.

Antonella Mei-Pochtler, the company’s chairman, said: “We are very pleased that Ashish Sensarma, a world-class fashion expert with strong retail credentials, will join the board in January. He is an optimal addition to our strong management team of Axel Dreher (chief operating officer) and Thomas Melzer (chief financial officer) contributing specific international marketing and sales expertise, two areas of importance for our company’s success. His proficiency in driving profitable growth and passion for creating consumer satisfaction are exactly what we need.”

In a separate appointment, Mexx has named Dreher as deputy chief executive to help achieve some continuity in the management of the business.

Email this article to a friend

You need to be logged in to use this feature.

Please log in here

Subscribe For Retail News

RETAIL EVENTS

Omnichannel Futures Conference 2019
Omnichannel Futures Conference 2019
6 February 2019
Cavendish Conference Centre, London WG1 9DT
A truly omnichannel offering requires an understanding of customer behaviour across all shopping channels and how this should impact your overall business strategy
Customer Engagement Conference 2019
Customer Engagement Conference 2019
5 June 2019
Cavendish Conference Centre, London W1
The 10th Annual Retail Customer Engagement Summit
The HR Summit 2019
The HR Summit 2019
Tuesday 8 October 2019
The Cavendish Conference Centre, London W1
The 11th HR Summit 2019, The Cavendish Conference Centre, London W1, 8 October 2019
AI in Retail Conference 2019
AI in Retail Conference 2019
16 October 2019
Cavendish Conference Center, 22 Duchess Mews, London W1G 9DT
Digitally native competitors and demanding customers are forcing a new perspective in retail. AI and machine learning can help you step up to the challenges; and some ‘small and beautiful’ solutions can increase your conversion rates within just a few weeks.
Payment Roundtable 2019
Payment Roundtable 2019
6 February 2019
The Cavendish Conference Centre, 22 Duchess Mews, London W1G 9DT
The Retail Bulletin Payment Roundtable will raise debate and discussion centred on but not exclusive to improving the in-store payment process