GERMANY: Hugo Boss COO Hans Fluri takes new post
German fashion firm Hugo Boss said its COO Hans Fluri is to become chairman of parent group Red & Black Lux Sàrl.
Fluri will resign from office as a member of the managing board of Hugo Boss by 31 March 2009 at the latest, a statement said.
He will be replaced by Klaus-Gerhard Bierbrauer as COO and a member of its managing board.
Bierbrauer will take charge of purchasing, production and logistics and will assume the role of COO from 1 April.
For the past eight years, Bierbrauer has been responsible for the operative management of the Gucci Group's fashion activities.
Red & Black Lux is the parent company of Valentino Fashion Group, which is the main shareholder of Hugo Boss.
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