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Tom Ford has been named the next CFDA Chairman.
The board of the Council of Fashion Designers of America, who made the decision during a meeting on Tuesday, announced that designer Ford will succeed current CFDA Chairwoman Diane von Furstenberg starting on Jan. 1, 2020.
"I have had the privilege of being a member of the American Fashion community for many years and have experienced what the CFDA does for its members and the industry as a whole," Ford said in a statement on Tuesday. "Having lived and worked in each of the global fashion capitals of the world, I look forward to working with the Board of Directors to further the voice of American Fashion and its designers."