Andreas Streubig has previously spent more than two decades at Hamburg-based Otto Group, where he held several senior positions, including head of sustainability. At Hugo Boss, he will report directly to CEO Mark Langer.
Kicking off May 11, Copenhagen Fashion Summit 2017 expects more than 50 high level speakers to engage in panel conversations, which will address the most critical sustainability issues facing the fashion industry.
Hugo Boss said on Thursday that improving its online business will be a top priority this year as the struggling German fashion house hopes to avoid another decline in sales and cement a recovery in China.
Shares in German fashion house Hugo Boss rose 7 percent on Monday after it said it expected operating 2016 profit to fall by less than it feared due to fourth-quarter sales recovering in China and in Britain.