Komono Makes Changes in Management Team


ANTWERP, Belgium—Komono has announced changes in its management team with the appointment of Charlotte Arts as creative director and Michael Arts as commercial specialist. They will support Anton Janssens, founder and managing director, and Jasper D’Hooghe, CEO, with the goal of expanding Komono’s strong framework into the future, the company stated. Charlotte, a former student of Antwerp Royal Academy of Fine Arts, has a background in retail buying. She joins the Komono team from Raf Simons where she was commercial director and was previously the studio manager at Willy Vanderperre. In her new role with Komono, she will oversee the creative output for the brand across both design and image.

Michael Arts comes to Komono with a varied background in the fashion industry. He most recently served as executive vice president at PVH Corporation which holds brands such as Calvin Klein, Tommy Hilfiger and Van Heusen. He was the co-founder at Bellerose, the European sales manager at Polo Ralph Lauren as well as executive vice president at Tommy Hilfiger. In his new role with Komono, Michael will focus on all commercial matters.

Komono Eyewear is distributed in the U.S. by BaumVision.