BY MARISSA TORSIELLO
BRANDS & Retailers
Céline Taps Nathalie Marrec as Senior Executive
Nathalie Marrec has joined the Céline as Senior Executive of Accessories after a career at Saint Laurent and Balenciaga. Marrec had spent the last five years at Saint Laurent as Director of Women’s Ready-to-Wear. Prior to that, she was Deputy General Manager at Balenciaga.
Alice + Olivia Names Aliza Licht as EVP of Brand Marketing and Communications
Aliza Licht has been named Executive Vice President of Brand Marketing and Communications at Alice + Olivia LLC. Previously, Licht spent 17 years at Donna Karan International as SVP of Global Communications. She was also known for her work as the creator and voice of the former social personality, DKNY PR Girl and published author of Leave Your Mark.
Gap Inc. Hires Teri List-Stoll CFO
Gap Inc. has named Teri List-Stoll as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. List-Stoll will oversee the company’s global finance function, as well as loss prevention and corporate administration. Previously, List-Stoll served as EVP and CFO for Dick’s Sporting Goods Inc. Prior to that, she served in senior finance roles, including CFO for Kraft Foods Group Inc.
Wesley McDonald Departs as CFO Kohl’s
Wesley McDonald will be retiring from his position as Chief Financial Officer at Kohl’s after 14 years. Previously, McDonald served as VP and CFO of Abercrombie & Fitch. Prior to that, he served senior leadership roles at Target.
Nicky Kinnaird Joins Debenhams to Board
Debenhams has tapped Nicky Kinnaird to its board as Non-Executive Director. Prior to this, she was the founder of cosmetics retailer Space NK, which she sold in 2014.
Donald Grimes, previously CFO and COO at Neiman Marcus, is now CFO and COO at Sally Beauty Holdings.
Pierre-Emmanuel Angeloglou, previously General Manager at L’Oréal’s Consumer Products Division in North Asia, is now Global President at L’Oréal Paris.
Patrick Buchanan, previously marketing director at Creative Recreation, is now Director of Global Marketing at K Swiss.
Wendell Brown, Creative Director at the Daily Beast’s accelerator program, is now Creative Director at large at Gents.
Hugo Boss Womenswear Line Will Not Show Next Season
Hugo Boss confirmed its women’s line will not be showing at New York Fashion Week in February. Hugo Boss has made changes as part of a restructure to return the company to growth by 2018.
Cosmopolitan Taps Sascha de Gersdorff as Executive Editor
Sascha de Gersdorff joins Cosmopolitan to serve as Executive Editor. De Gersdorff previously worked at Women’s Health where she served as Deputy Editor since 2014 and prior to that was Senior Editor in 2009.
Time Inc. Names Five Executives to Oversee the Business of its Titles
President and Chief Executive Officer, Rich Battista, told staff that he has picked five executives to oversee grouped titles. Battista has formalized a new layer of management to the business with the addition of the General Manager role. Time Inc. taps these general managers to help guide the whole brand strategy, growth, performance.
Meredith Long Named Publisher At Time Inc.
Publisher, Meredith Long, will now be heading up the news, luxury and style group, which includes Time, Fortune, Money, Time for Kids, InStyle, StyleWatch, xoJane, Food & Wine, Travel + Leisure and Wallpaper.
Patty Hirsch Named VP and GM for Time Inc.
Vice President and General Manager For the Sports Group’s Digital Division, Patty Hirsch, will oversee the Sports group, comprised of Sports Illustrated, SI Kids, Golf and FanSided.
Bruce Gersh Named SVP for Time Inc.
Senior Vice President, Strategy and Business Development, Bruce Gersh, will be in charge of the celebrity/entertainment division, which includes People, Entertainment Weekly, People en Español and Essence.
Regina Buckley Named SVP of Digital Business Development and Business Operations for Time Inc.
Senior Vice President, Digital Business Development and Business Operations, Regina Buckley, will oversee the Lifestyle group, composed of Real Simple, Southern Living, Health, Cooking Light, MyRecipes, Coastal Living and Sunset.
Edouard Portelette Named SVP and GM for Time Inc.
Senior Vice Presint and General Manager of The Foundrys at Time Inc., Edouard Portelette, will oversee TheDrive, Extra Crispy and Life VR.
Rob DeChiaro, previously Executive Vice President and General Manager at StyleHaul, is now Digital General Manager at GQ.
Cristina Cuomo, previously Editor-In-Chief at Manhattan and Beach magazines, has left the company.
Phebe Wahl, previously Beauty Editor at Modern Luxury, is now Editor-In-Chief at Manhattan and Beach magazines.
Andrea Greeven, previously Publisher at Modern Luxury, has left the company.
Beth Weitzman, previously Editorial Director at Modern Luxury, has left the company.
Stephanie Davis Smith, previously Editor-In-Chief at Connect Meetings, is now Editorial Director at Modern Luxury.
Britta Towle, previously Senior Account Executive at Battalion, is now Account Supervisor.
Jessica Marinaro, previously Publicist at VPR, has left the company.
Lindsay Girolamo, previously Account Supervisor, fashion division at Siren PR, has left the company.
Ariana Voyer, previously Account Executive, beauty division at Siren PR, has left the company.
Jennifer Rhee, founder of JHR Consulting, is now Social Media Director at The Bromley Group.
KCD New York and KCD Paris announce their representation of G-STAR RAW.
Wetherly announces its representation of Hanky Panky.
BATTALION announces its representation of Rowing Blazers by Jack Carlson, Frank Clegg, and Jim Krantz Projects.
Purple announces its representation of Luisa Beccaria.
Negri Firman announces its representation of No Ka’Oi.
The Woods & Co announces its representation of Glow Recipe.