Esprit’s Chairman, Group Financial Chief Resigns

Esprit’s Chairman, Group Financial Chief Resigns Fashion retailer Esprit Holdings said Monday that John Poon, the company’s deputy chairman, group CFO, executive director and company secretary, resigned Sunday. The company said he is leaving to pursue other interests. Paul Cheng, currently an independent non-executive director, was appointed to replace Poon as executive director. Ernst-Peter Vogel, the company’s senior VP for finance in Europe, will relocate to Hong Kong to serve as deputy chief financial officer.

Paul Cheng, currently an independent non-executive director, was appointed to replace Poon as executive director. Ernst-Peter Vogel, the company’s senior VP for finance in Europe, will relocate to Hong Kong to serve as deputy chief financial officer.

Chhoa Peck Lim Bella has been appointed as the company secretary. She joined Esprit in 2006 as group legal council and most recently held the position of senior VP, group legal and compliance.

The new appointments are effective immediately.