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Gianni Versace appoints Jonathan Akeroyd as CEO
May '16
Jonathan Akeroyd, the new CEO at Versace
Jonathan Akeroyd, the new CEO at Versace
The Milan-based fashion house, Gianni Versace, recently appointed Jonathan Akeroyd as the new chief execution officer of the company, succeeding Gian Giacomo Ferraris.

Akeroyd served as the CEO of Alexander McQueen from 2004 until May 2016. He oversaw the growth and international expansion of the brand, working with the creative and leadership teams during McQueen’s most robust periods.

“We are delighted to welcome Jonathan Akeroyd as our new CEO. Jonathan brings a proven track record in building global brands, steering growth and driving strategic development. Jonathan Akeroyd’s industry expertise and vision will be key to advancing the next phase of Versace’s development," said Donatella Versace, vice president and artistic director.

“Versace is an iconic lifestyle brand recognised globally as a premier name in luxury. I look forward to implementing a long-term business strategy that supports the visionary and creative direction of Donatella Versace and her team. This is an exciting opportunity to take Versace to even greater success,” said Jonathan Akeroyd. (HO)

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