Aleix Busquets Gonzalez takes over responsibilities as Head of Sustainability following Jeffrey Hogue
Dusseldorf, Germany, 16 July 2020 – C&A is pleased to announce that Aleix Busquets Gonzalez has taken on the role as Head of Sustainability on an ad-interim basis. Aleix Busquets Gonzalez is following Jeffrey Hogue who has decided to begin a new chapter with his family in the United States.
For over five years, Jeffrey Hogue has led the implementation of C&A’s current sustainability approach including the global strategy for the retail markets, Europe, Brazil, Mexico and China. Jeffrey Hogue was instrumental in establishing a holistic sustainability strategy that helped C&A to consistently outperform its goals. Consequently, C&A was able to maintain its leadership position in Organic Cotton, serving as an example for the industry. Furthermore, Jeffrey Hogue played a major role in establishing C&A’s leadership position in transparency, human rights and environmental stewardship.
Aleix Busquets Gonzalez has been with C&A for almost six years. He joined C&A after gaining years of experience working on sustainability in the textile retail industry. He has been supporting C&A with stakeholder engagement and partnerships. Aleix Busquets Gonzalez is well known and connected within the apparel industry.
“Sustainability is a core part of our brand and a key pillar of C&A. We are grateful for Jeff’s work and wish him all the best. He has built a high-performance sustainability team. While we are sad to see Jeff leave, I am pleased that Aleix has accepted to take on the role as Head of Sustainability for C&A”, said Edward Brenninkmeijer, CEO of C&A Europe.
With more than 1,400 stores in 18 European countries and around 31,000 employees, C&A is one of Europe’s leading fashion retailers. Every day, C&A welcomes more than two million visitors to its stores in Europe and offers quality fashion at affordable prices for the whole family. In addition to its European stores, C&A is also present in Brazil, Mexico and China. For further information, please visit our website: www.c-a.com.
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