Friday, 26 February 2010

More Staff Head For The Door At Versace – 26/2/10

Quick news flash from WWD: Menswear designer Alexander Plokhov is leaving Versace after three years. The parting is allegedly amiable.

This is another example of Versace’s major staff reshuffling, which began with Gian Giacomo Ferraris taking over from Giancarlo di Risio as company CEO in June.

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