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- 25 Mar 2013 The Latest Appointments: Chanel, Daimler & Condé Nast The Latest luxury industry appointments at Barneys, Daimler, Chanel, Tod’s, Condé Nast, Aquascutum, Raymond Weil, Walpole, Sofitel & Volvo Richemont has announced the retirement of Ms Pilar Boxford, effective 1 April 2013. She will step down from the Group Management Committee at that time after serving the Swiss conglomerate since 1979. Following her retirement, she will continue as a consultant, supporting the Maisons on key public relations matters. Henrik Fisker has resigned as executive chairman , citing “several major disagreements” with top management on business strategy, according to an email he apparently distributed to several major news organisations.
Whilst Australia is portrayed as a nation of beer swillers, it is its wine industry that has boomed over the last 10 years, outselling French wines in British supermarkets and rising to become the seventh largest wine producer in the world. Due to its diverse geography and climate, the country produces a wide range of wines across each of its states, and luckily for the visitor, this means there are plenty of wonderful wine regions to explore when on holiday in Australia. Here are our pick of the top five wine regions in Australia: 1. Margaret River, Southwest Australia