By Francesca Mainella | Impressionist
New York, United States – The Impression compiles the most important professional moves of the week.


Lululemon Hires Stuart Haselden, J.Crew’s CFO
Canadian based athleticwear brand Luluelemon has named Stuart Haselden as its new CFO to start in February, replacing John Currie, who will retire at the end of the fiscal year. Haselden was most recently CFO at J.Crew, and prior to that worked at Saks Inc.  J, Crew’s COO, James Scully, will step in as interim CFO while the company looks for a replacement.

bold moves jan 11.001Canali appoints Andrea Pompilio To Head Up Design
Milanese brand Canali  has engauged designer Andrea Pompilio to helm its design team beginning with the Fall 2015 collection. Pompilio, who designs both menswear and womenswear under his own labels which he founded in 2010, previously worked for Calvin Klein, Alessandro Dell’Acqua, Prada, and Yves Saint Laurent.

Kering appoints Christophe Artaux CEO of Qeelin
Former LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton executive Christophe Artaux has been named CEO of a Chinese jewelry brand Qeelin, effective immediately  in the latest shakeup in its watches and jewelry division. Artaux succeeds Guillaume Brochard, co-founder of Qeelin, who has left the company for “personal reasons.”

Pamela Seidman Named Nine West EVP of Marketing
Accessories chain retailer Nine West has appointed Pamela Seidman as EVP of Marketing, overseeing global marketing including digital media strategy and creative. Seidman joins the company from Wantful, where she was VP of Marketing and Communications. Previously Seidman worked for Valentino and KCD.

bold moves jan 11.004Lisa Eldridge Appointed Creative Director of Lancôme make-up
French cosmetics company come announced its appointment of British makeup artist Lisa Eldridge as Creative Director. Eldridge was previously creative director of Boots No7 from 2003 to 2013. Eldridge has collaborated with brands including Prada, Chloé and Donna Karan on runway shows and advertising campaigns.

Marc Karimzadeh, previously Senior Fashion Features Editor at WWD, is now Editorial and Communications Director at CFDA.

Sophie Marx, previously Communications Manager at CFDA, is now Senior Manager of Events and Projects at the company.

Michael Zakrzewski, previously PR Director at BPCM, is now US Director of Communications at DSquared2.

James Ha, previously VP of Marketing at Original Penguin, is now VP of Marketing and Communications at Ernest Alexander.

Matthew Sebra, previously Digital Style Editor at GQ, is now Senior Men’s Editor at Gilt.

Dominique Morisset, previously Senior Director of Global Marketing and E-commerce at STR/KE MVMNT, is now Global Marketing Director at Native Shoes.

Laura Neroulias, previously Account Director at Siren Public Relations, is now PR Director at Cynthia Rowley.

Betsy Knab, previously Senior U.S. PR Manager at MiH Jeans, is now Marketing Manager at Saks Fifth Avenue.

Nicole Loher, previously Social Media Strategist at Nanette Lepore, is now Associate Digital Media Manager at NARS Cosmetics.

Allison Davis, previously Senior Account Executive at Alison Brod PR, is now PR Manager at Zola.

Marisa Denardis, previously PR Coordinator at J. Mendel, is now PR Coordinator at Alice + Olivia.


bold moves jan 11.002Monocle Magazine Appoints Daphné Hézard Fashion Director
Global affairs magazine Monocle has named Daphné Hézard as its new fashion director, starting with the upcoming March issue. Hézard will be in charge of all fashion features, show coverage, retail trends, and business news for the magazine, its films, and radio station Monocle 24. Hézard will be based in Paris and previously worked as editor in chief of French women’s magazine Jalouse.

bold moves jan 11.003Wonderland Magazine Appoints Andrew Davis as Creative Director
Andrew Davis, previously Men’s Fashion Director, has been promoted to Creative Director. Prior to Wonderland, Davis was Style Editor of The Face magazine before becoming Fashion Director at Arena and Arena Homme Plus in 2003. Davis will continue his role as Creative Director at Rollacoster magazine.

Minju Pak, previously Assistant Managing Editor at T: The New York Times Style Magazine is now Managing Editor at the publication.

John Haskins, previously managing editor of The New York Times Magazine, is now Senior Editor in News Administration at the publication.

Cara Delevingne, currently model and actress, has also been named Contributing Editor at LOVE.

Anne-Cécile Sarfati, previously Associate Editor at French ELLE, is now Editor at ELLE Active.

Katell Pouliquen, previously Deputy Editor at French Marie Claire, is now Associate Editor at French ELLE.

Jude Perez, previously Associate Publisher at People StyleWatch, is now Associate Publisher of sales at InStyle.

Thomas Ghareeb, previously Assistant Controller of Budget and Forecasting at Hearst, is now VP and Controller at the company.

Kaitlin Menza, previously freelance Online Editor at Redbook, is now Senior Features Editor and Online Deputy Editor at Teen Vogue.

Malina Joseph Gilchrist, previously Senior Market Editor at T: The New York Times Style Magazine, is now Market Director at the publication.

Stacey Wilson, previously Senior Editor at The Hollywood Reporter, is now Awards and Special Projects Editor at the publication.


Jeff Anderson, previously Executive Creative Director at CHI&Partners, is now Group creative Director at 360i.


Melissa Sansone, previously Senior Account Executive at Paul Wilmot Communications, is now Beauty PR Director at Karla Otto.

Laura Perkin, previously Account Executive at PR Consulting, is now Senior Account Executive at The Bromley Group.

Jessica Gargiulo, previously Account executive at Paul Wilmot Communications, is now Account Executive at Full Picture.

English Berthoumieux previously freelancer at Gucci, is now PR Assistant at Starworks Group.


KCD announces its representation of Nina Ricci.

Paul Wilmot Communications announces its representation of Natori.

Purple PR announces its representation of Richard Chai.

Jennifer Bett Communications announces its representation of Clarks.

Starworks Group announces its representation of AllSaintsASOS, Houghton, and Houghton Bride.

BPCM announces its representation of Oliver Sweeney.

Factory PR announces its representation of Charles Youssef and Collina Strada for NYFW.

The Collective Communications announces its representation of Mode Sportif.

Keri Levitt Communications announces its representation of Buckley K.

Bollare Communication announces its representation of Vow To Be Chic.

Be Social PR announces its representation of Elle Mer Swim, prAna, Bzees and Foot Cardigan.

Michele Marie PR announces its representation of Zobha, Marika, Fidelity Denim, and La Vie Jet Setter.

Domain announces its representation of n:philanthropy and Glamhouse.