Rihanna to Speak at WWD Apparel + Retail CEO Summit
WWD TO HONOR KARL LAGERFELD, GUCCI’S MARCO BIZZARRI,
MONCLER, PATAGONIA AND THE REAL REAL AT THE
SECOND ANNUAL WWD HONORS ON THE FIRST NIGHT OF THE SUMMIT
NEW YORK (September 11, 2017) – Women’s Wear Daily, the leading source of news and insights for the fashion, retail and beauty industries, is pleased to reveal the full class of honorees for the second-annual WWD Honors and also to announce that Rihanna will be a speaker at WWD’s annual Apparel + Retail CEO Summit on October 24.
WWD also revealed the full roster of honorees for the second-annual WWD Honors event. Karl Lagerfeld will receive the second-annual John B. Fairchild Honor, dedicated to his lifetime of service and fashion influence. Additionally, Marco Bizzarri, President and CEO of Gucci, will be awarded the prestigious Edward Nardoza Honor for CEO Creative Leadership.
Additional WWD Honors recipients include:
- Moncler for Best-Performing Company, Large Cap
- The Real Real for Best-Performing Company, Small Cap
- Patagonia for Corporate Citizenship
These awards distinguish outstanding company performance, executive leadership and social responsibility. Recipients will be recognized in front of more than 250+ c-level executives on the opening night of the WWD Apparel + Retail CEO Summit.
“While objective in our reporting on fashion, beauty and retail, WWD can also step back and see which companies and individuals really stand out in a challenging, crowded and competitive marketplace,” said Miles Socha, editor in chief of WWD. “Many factors drive our selection process as recipients have demonstrated strong leadership and creative skills, reached remarkable sales figures or made a firm commitment to saving our environment—all accomplishments worthy of recognition.”
With more than 30 annual events, including 10 C-level summits and forums, Fairchild Live Media brings the editorial properties of Fairchild Media to life by connecting industry stakeholders at events designed to inform and inspire. With content curated by WWD’s renowned editorial team — it’s where relationships are born and deals are made.
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