Uniqlo names new CEO and COO in leadership shake-up

Exterior of Uniqlo Madrid store

Source: Martin Mendez

Uniqlo parent company Fast Retailing has announced changes to Uniqlo’s senior leadership team, appointing Tadashi Yanai as chief executive and Daisuke Tsukagoshi as president and chief operating officer, starting from September 1.

Fast Retailing founder Yanai was previously executive director, chair and president of the business and will “continue to lead the managerial decision-making and business expansion processes” following the change.

The business added that Yanai will also continue to guide the management direction for the fashion group in his new role.

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