Eva Chen Joins Yoox Net-A-Porter Group
Yoox Net-A-Porter Group has appointed Eva Chen and Vittorio Radice as independent members of its board of directors to cull their respective expertise in fashion media and retail. The immediate appointments of Instagram’s Eva Chen and La Rinascente’s Vittorio Radice boosts to seven the number of independent directors on YNAP’s 11-person board, the Milan-based company said Wednesday in a statement."Eva's appointment brings our customers right onto the board," CEO Federico Marchetti said in a press release. "She is one of the industry's most connected and innovative voices and brings a fresh, youthful perspective together with exceptional expertise at the convergence of social commerce and fashion.” Yoox merged with Cie. Financiere Richemont SA’s Net-a- Porter in an all-stock deal this year, creating the world’s largest online luxury retailer.