New trend CEOs appointed in 2020 tended to be a lot more very well-rounded in phrases of the expertise they convey, throughout retail functions, product and analytical working experience, the review by AI-pushed retail merchandising business Nextail located.
Nevertheless, these core expertise have been mixed with a lot more working experience in digital transformation and sustainability, suggesting trend corporations have been continuing to glance ahead even with the coronavirus disaster.
The report – Fashion’s Most recent CEOs at the Leading of 2021: Forging Forward Irrespective of a Yr of Disaster – also identified an raise in the quantity of women at the prime of trend, globally. Feminine illustration amid incoming trend CEOs was up 26.four% yr on yr in 2020.
This is in distinction with investigate released previously this week by headhunter business Korn Ferry, which confirmed the quantity of woman CEOs hired by retail businesses in the United