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New MD brings new lease on life

The newly appointed head of van Laack Australia, parent company of Herringbone and Rhodes & Beckett, Gerard Crawford, plans to put the two fashion brands back on the map ahead of international expansion. Crawford joined as MD of van Laack Australia in January 2015, taking the reigns from Rhodes & Beckett founder, Nelson Mair, who stepped down from the business on April 1. Mair had been managing Herringbone since 2012. Crawford was previously country manager Australia of UK men’s and wo