fashion-memopad
fashion-memopad

Memo Pad: BusinessWeek Appointment... Bonnie Fuller's Return...

Bloomberg tapped yet another Time Inc. editor to run BusinessWeek: Josh Tyrangiel, the 37-year-old managing editor of Time.com.



HAVING A BALL: Talk about teamwork. Soccer icon Zinédine Zidane is to team up with PPR boss François-Henri Pinault and his actress wife Salma Hayek before kickoff at the Rennes Soccer Stadium on Saturday to launch a new Web site raising money for the European Leukodystrophy Association, or ELA. Donations to ledondelachance.com, which translates as “The Gift of Chance,” will go to helping children with Leukodystrophy, a rare genetic disease that destroys the central nervous system, as well as to funding new treatment. Within the last year, two children afflicted with the disease have been saved thanks to the ELA’s efforts.

Members of the public who make a donation between Saturday and Jan. 24 will qualify for a lottery, whose prizes include a car, a vacation destination, jewelry and a plasma television. In addition to ELA ambassador Zidane, also lending their support are Danone, La Française des Jeux, Generali, PPR, the Rennes Soccer Club, TF1 and Young & Rubicam. — Emilie Marsh

 

Page:  « Previous
VIEW ARTICLE IN ONE PAGE
load comments

ADD A COMMENT

Sign in using your Facebook or Twitter account, or simply type your comment below as a guest by entering your email and name. Your email address will not be shared. Please note that WWD reserves the right to remove profane, distasteful or otherwise inappropriate language.
News from WWD
Newsletters

Sign upSign up for WWD and FN newsletters to receive daily headlines, breaking news alerts and weekly industry wrap-ups.

LatestPublications
getIsArchiveOnly= hasAccess=false hasArchiveAccess=false