Swiss fashion retailer Charles Vögele has announced that its CFO Dr Felix Thöni is leaving the company.

He will still be available to assist the group until the end of the year if necessary but the search for a successor has begun, Charles Vögele said.

Its board of directors and group management thanked Thöni for his commitment over the last seven years.

Charles Vögele has 851 branches in Switzerland, Germany, Austria, Belgium, the Netherlands, Slovenia, Hungary, Poland and the Czech Republic.