Knowledge Identifier: &Burberry
Category: Business (19)
Founded in 1856.
Countries: United Kingdom (36%), (16%), United States (14%)
Linked to: FTSE 100 Index, GQ, Apple Inc., Target Corporation
War Office - In 1914, Burberry was commissioned by the War Office to adapt its officer's coat to suit the conditions of contemporary warfare, resulting in the "trench coat"
A Burberry gabardine jacket was worn by George Mallory on his ill-fated attempt on Mount Everest in 1924
Nino Cerruti - In autumn 2001, Fin.Part installed Italian "Roberto Menichetti", responsible for the creative revival of Burberry before that, as Creative Director who left the house after only one season
Christopher Bailey (fashion designer) - He joined Burberry in May 2001 as creative director and became chief creative director in November 2009
Patrick Grant (designer) - His thesis, completed in October 2005, focused on the regeneration of luxury fashion brands such as & Burberry, and was titled "Is Burberry's formula for brand revitalisation replicable-"
Fordham University - Business and finance magnates that have attended Fordham include Anne M. Mulcahy, retired Chairman and CEO of Xerox and named one of the "50 Most Powerful Women in Business" in 2006 by Fortune Magazine; Rose Marie Bravo, Vice Chairman and former CEO of Burberry and named one of the "50 Most Powerful Women in Business Outside the United States" in 2004 and 2005 by Fortune Magazine; E. Gerald Corrigan, former President of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York; Maria Elena Lagomasino, CEO of JP Morgan Private Bank from 2001 to 2005 and currently on the board of directors of
Angela Ahrendts - Ahrendts joined Burberry in January 2006, and took up the position of CEO on July 1, 2006 replacing Rose Marie Bravo
Cara Delevingne - Delevingne signed with Storm Model Management in 2009 and modelled in Clements Ribeiro and Burberry fashion shows in 2010
Cara Delevingne - In 2011, Delevingne was featured in Burberry's spring/summer 2011 campaign
Rosie Huntington-Whiteley - Huntington-Whiteley was unveiled as the face of Burberry's newest fragrance, Burberry Body, in July 2011
Cara Delevingne - She was recently described by British "Vogue" as the "star face" of the autumn/winter 2012-2013 show season, having appeared on the catwalk for brands such as Shiatzy Chen, Moschino, Jason Wu, Oscar de la Renta, Burberry, Dolce & Gabbana, Fendi, Stella McCartney, Dsquared, Lanvin, Givenchy and Chanel
Apple Inc. - A mid-October 2013 announcement revealed that Burberry executive Angela Ahrendts will commence as a senior vice president at Apple in mid-2014
Jamie Campbell Bower - In December 2013, Bower joined the cast of Burberry's campaign stars for spring/summer 2014
In Spring 2014, Christopher Bailey will become CEO of Burberry and retain the role as chief creative officer
Benjamin Clementine - He performed again on the Burberry menswear show in January 2016
Christopher Bailey (fashion designer) - In July 2016, it was announced that Marco Gobbetti, CEO of &Céline (Céline_(brand)), would be the next CEO of Burberry, taking over from Bailey in 2017, who will be transitioning to role of President whilst retaining the title of Chief Creative Officer
In early May 2017, the store announced it was moving 300 employees from London to Leeds
Christopher Bailey (fashion designer) - According to an October 31, 2017 company announcement, Bailey will resign from the board in March 2018 and entirely depart from Burberry in the following December
Bailey will step down as Chief Creative Officer in March 2018 and will leave the brand completely by the end of 2018