Mike Ashley is calling for the Debenhams board to be replaced and for a seat at the top table plus an executive role. If he gets his way, he'll step down from running Sports Direct to focus on the department store chain.
The former Guess CEO has been named non-executive director and chairman of the sustainability committee of Global Fashion Group, the portfolio of fashion e-commerce platforms including The Iconic, Zalora and Dafiti.
On Monday, the French group (owner of Caroll and La Halle) announced the appointment of the former Brice boss to work alongside new president Patrick Puy, who led the group's comprehensive restructuring effort.
Italian fashion influencer Chiara Ferragni is the new CEO of Chiara Ferragni Collection, as Fabio Maria Damato is appointed general manager and Paolo Barletta and Alessandro Marina join the board of directors.