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August 7, 2012

Esprit Holdings Limited said it has named Jose Manuel Martínez Gutiérrez as its new group CEO and executive director, effective September.

Hong Kong -- Esprit Holdings Limited said Tuesday it has named Jose Manuel Martínez Gutiérrez as its new group CEO and executive director, effective September.

Martinez was previously group director of distribution and operations for Inditex. Prior to that, he was the country manager for the Zara brand across Scandinavia.

He succeeds Ronald Van Der Vis.

June 14, 2012

Esprit Holdings said that its chairman has unexpectedly resigned, just one day after the sudden departure of CEO Ronald van der Vis.

Hong Kong -- Esprit Holdings said Wednesday that its chairman has unexpectedly resigned, just one day after the sudden departure of CEO Ronald van der Vis.

Chairman Hans-Joachim Korber said he is leaving for personal reasons, while van der Vis’s reasons were described as “personal and family.” CFO Chew Fook Aun left the company on June 1.

April 17, 2012

Esprit Holdings Ltd. announced that it has hired Thomas Tang, former CFO of blue chip property firm Sino Land Co. Ltd., as its new group CFO.

Hong Kong -- Esprit Holdings Ltd. announced Tuesday that it has hired Thomas Tang, former CFO of blue chip property firm Sino Land Co. Ltd., as its new group CFO.
 
Tang, who has over 30 years of experience in accounting and finance, left Sino Land in late March.

Esprit is in the throes of a major restructuring after its previous CFO resigned. Tang begins his post in May.
 

February 23, 2012

Asian-based apparel retailer Esprit reported a net profit of $71.6 million for the six months ended December, beating Wall Street estimates.

Hong Kong -- Asian-based apparel retailer Esprit reported Thursday a net profit of $71.6 million for the six months ended December, beating Wall Street estimates.

The retailer said it remains on track to close its directly managed stores in North America by end-March 2012 and will continue to look for a licensing partner.

February 2, 2012

Esprit Holdings said Thursday that it will close all 93 of its stores in North America, after abandoning previously announced plans to sell off the business or find a licensed operator to run the stores.

Hong Kong -- Esprit Holdings said Thursday that it will close all 93 of its stores in North America, after abandoning previously announced plans to sell off the business or find a licensed operator to run the stores.

However, according to an emailed statement by Patrick Lau, head of investor relations and mergers and acquisitions, Esprit plans to find one or more license partners to maintain the brand’s presence in North America.

September 15, 2011

On the heels of a 98% drop in its yearly earnings, Esprit Holdings said it is divesting its North American businesses and exiting three major European markets.

Hong Kong -- On the heels of a 98% drop in its yearly earnings, Esprit Holdings said it is divesting its North American businesses and exiting three major European markets.

The company said it is actively looking for a partner willing to acquire its North American operations, which include 93 stores in the United States.

March 30, 2010

J. Tucci Construction Corp. recently completed construction on the 24,000-sq.-ft. Esprit Flagship Store on 34th...

December 9, 2008

Esprit Holdings Ltd., said Wednesday that Chew Fook Aun will be appointed as executive director...

July 22, 2008

Nordstrom said Wednesday that it plans to open a 35,000-sq.-ft. Nordstrom Rack at The Commons...

January 31, 2005

New York City, ...