THE IMPRESSION COMPILES THE MOST IMPORTANT PROFESSIONAL FASHION MOVES OF THE WEEK.
By TAYLOR RECCHIA | IMPRESSIONIST
BRANDS & RETAILERS
Christopher Suarez, Co-Founder & CEO of Nicholas Kirkwood Steps Down
Co-Founder and CEO of luxury footwear brand, Nicholas Kirkwood, Christopher Suarez has announced his departure from the company. Over the past ten years, Suarez and Kirkwood worked side by side to build the brand. LVMH Fashion Group’s Senior VP of Fashion Ventures, Sophie Brocart, will take over as interim CEO as Suarez’s successor has yet to be announced.
Stanislas de Quercize Departs Cartier as CEO
Stanislas de Quercize, CEO of Cartier, is leaving the company for personal reasons, effective immediately.
Cartier Taps Cyrillic Vigneron as CEO
Cyrillic Vigneron, currently Cartier’s president of LVMH Japan, will succeed De Quercize. Prior to LVMH, Vigneron worked with Richemont from 1988 to 2013. Vigneron will assume his new position in January.
SuperGroup Appoints Nick Tatum Global Sales Director
SuperGroup has appointed former Tesco executive Nick Tatum as global retail director.
Susanne Given, COO SuperGroup, is parting from the company in February 2016.
Shaun Wills, Finance Director SuperGroup, is parting from the company in February 2016.
Not Just A Label Taps Shazad Awan as CTO
Emerging Designers online community, Not Just A Label, has named Shazad Awan their new CTO. Previously Awan served as CTO/ Global E-Commerce head of Condé Nast.
Bethany Bernard, previously Global Director of Sales Tomas Maier, is now Senior Director, Global Sales and Marketing at Adam Lippes.
Roger L. Rawlins, previously EVP and Chief Innovation Officer at DSW Inc., will take over as CEO in January.
Edith Taichman, previously Director of Communications at Peter Marino Architect LLC, is now VP of Global Communications at Oscar de la Renta.
Kourtney Bokamper, previously PR and Advertising Manager at Paul & Shark, is now PR Manager at Etro.
Stacy Pinkas, previously Head of Media Marketing at Swatch, is now Communications Director at Raymond Weil.
Brooke Spanjian, previously PR Director at HL Group, is now PR Manager at Lord & Taylor.
Kaitlyn Dreyling, previously Copywriter, Creative Concepts at Macy’s, is now E-Commerce Associate Editor at Barneys New York.
Julia Erdman, previously U.S. Public Relations Director at Lanvin, has left the company.
Justin Edwards Joins The Science Project As Creative Director
New York-based agency The Science Project has tapped Justin Edwards as Creative Director. Edwards was previously with the Wednesday Agency, where he was a co-founder of the New York office and most recently served as Creative Director. Edwards began his career at Create The Group and Atmosphere BBDO.
Maxim Appoints Glenn O’Brien as Editor-at-Large
Former GQ ‘Style Guy’ writer, Glenn O’Brien has joined Maxim as Editor-at-Large. In a press release, O’Brien said that he will carry all the responsibility of Kate Lanphear’s former position as Editor-in-Chief, which she left in October after a little more than a year.
Melissa Giannini, previously Deputy Editor at NYLON, is now Editor-in-Chief.
Joe McKenna, previously Fashion Director at large at T: The New York Times Style magazine, has left the company.
Michelle Lee, previously Editor-in-Chief and CMO at NYLON, has left the company.
Cameron Blanchard, previously SVP of Corporate Communications at NBC Universal, is now EVP of Corporate Communications at Condé Nast.
Matthew Sebra, previously Senior Men’s Editor at Gilt, is now Digital Style Director at GQ.com.
Danika Owsley, previously PR Manager at Hearst, is now Communications and Marketing Manager at American Vogue.
Juliana Schiavinatto, previously Editor-in-Chief and Creative Director at PULP Magazine, is now Fashion Director at ELLE Canada.
Tatiana Gonzalez Rama, previously Global Head of Insights and Research at Spotify, is now Head of Video Data and Growth at Condé Nast Entertainment.
Marissa Cetin, previously Deputy Social Media Editor at The Daily Mail, is now Associate Editor, Social Media at The Cut.
Steve Shalit, previously VP of Advertising Production at the New York Times, is now VP of Strategic Partnerships and Ad Product Strategy.
Lisa Sugar, Founder and Editor-in-Chief at Popsugar, is now President.
Mark Owens, previously Chief Revenue Officer at Corbis, is now CEO at Rogers & Cowan.
Christina Tung, previously PR and Marketing Director at Sigerson Morrison + Marc Fisher Footwear, launches House Of.
Arzu Yonak, previously Account Coordinator at TARA Ink., is now Creative Director and Founder at Addicted Youth Public Relations.
Alfred Chambers, previously Account Executive at Blackframe, is now Account Executive at Agentry PR.
Flint Beamon, previously VP at Full Picture, has left the company.
Brandon McDaniel, previously Junior Account Executive at Agentry PR, has left the company.
SHO+CO announces its representation of John Hardy and Rebecca Minkoff for VIP Services.
Ella Dror PR announces its international representation of Nasir Mazhar.
PWC announces its representation of Tretorn.
KB Brand Partners announces its representation of Gypsy Sport.
Agentry PR announces its representation of Claudia Li and Matiere.
House Of announces representation of Nikki Chasin, Lust Covet Desire.
Sha Osei PR announces its European representation of Boy Meets Girl.
Wetherly announces its representation of Rauwolf.
Armand Consulting announces its U.S. representation of Ade Samuel.
Nick Collins announces its global representation of Florian London.
Samantha Slaven Publicity announces its U.S. representation of Bobeau.