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Retail appointments of the week

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Burberry welcomes new CEO Versace CEO Jonathan Akeroyd has been appointed new CEO and executive director of Burberry, effective in April. Akeroyd will report to chairperson Gerry Murphy and the board. He succeeds Marco Gobbetti, who will leave Burberry by the end of this year. “Akeroyd is an experienced leader with a strong track record in building global luxury fashion brands and driving profitable growth,” Murphy said. “He shares our values and our ambition to build on Burberry’s uniqu