Avery Baker Departs Tommy Hilfiger, Holli Rogers to Farfetch, Stefano Sutter to Tory Burch
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Avery Baker Steps Down from Tommy Hilfiger as Chief Brand Officer Effective in June 2019, Chief Brand Officer Avery Baker will be stepping down from Tommy Hilfiger. Baker’s been with the brand since 2006, previously serving as Chief Marketing Officer and EVP of Global Marketing Communications. Following her upcoming departure, Baker’s responsibilities will be broken up between senior staff members at Tommy Hilfiger.
Farfetch Appoints Holli Rogers to Chief Fashion Officer Holli Rogers is joining Farfetch as their Chief Fashion Officer, a newly created position at the e-commerce platform. Alongside this new appointment, Rogers will continue in her current role as Chief Executive Officer of British luxury fashion retailer Browns. Farfetch bought Browns in 2015.
Tory Burch Hires Stefano Sutter as President of Europe, Middle East Stefano Sutter is joining Tory Burch as President of their European and Middle Eastern Operations, a newly created position at the brand. Sutter joins from Prada where he was for 8 years, most recently acting as General Manager of Prada UK. Prior to that, he was at Inditex as Managing Director for Central Europe.
Debenhams Taps Terry Duddy as Interim ChairmanTerry Duddy is stepping up as the Interim Chairman of British department store Debenhams. Previously, Duddy was Senior Independent Director for British property investment company Hammerson. This change at Debenhams follows the departure of Chairman Ian Cheshire.
Jaeger-LeCoultre Names Sophie Garric to Director, French Operation Sophie Garric has been tapped by Richemont-owned French brand Jaeger-LeCoultre as Director of the company’s French Operations. Previously, Garric was at Lancel where she was Director of Marketing and Production. Prior to that, she was Director of Licensing at Chloe.
Li & Fung Taps Joseph Phi as Group President Joseph Phi has been named the new Group President of Li & Fung. Phi will still act as President of LF Logistics, continuing his 20-year tenure there. Phi succeeds Marc Compagnon, who will remain on the Board as a Non-Executive Director.
Joël Palix Departs Feelunique as CEO Feelunique’s Chief Executive Officer, Joël Palix is stepping down from his position citing that he will step down to pursue new opportunities. Prior to Feelunique, Palix was CEO of Clarins Fragrance Group. Before that, he was President of Thierry Mugler Perfumes. After his departure at Feelunique, Palix will be handing over his responsibilities to Chief Operating Officer Jim Buckle and Chief Marketing Officer Jen Roebuck.
Katie Underhill Joins Tanya Taylor as Senior Director of Marketing Tanya Taylor has tapped Katie Underhill to be their new Senior Director of Marketing. Underhill joins from Paravel where she was VP of Marketing. Before that, Underhill served in managerial positions in marketing for brands such as Coach, Moda Operandi, and Burberry.
Dior to Show Resort 2020 in Marrakech Dior has announced its Resort 2020 show will take place in Marrakech on April 29th. This is the first time Dior will be showing in Morocco. Their last cruise show took place in Chantilly, France.
Hearst Appoints Nicolas Neubeck to Creative Director of HearstMade Nicolas Neubeck is joining Hearst’s branded content studio HearstMade as their first Creative Director. Previously, Neubeck was Creative Director of Hearst Digital. Prior to joining Hearst in 2014, Neubeck was Senior Art Director of online retailer Gilt Groupe.
Xavier Teo Joins Condé Nast’s CNX as Executive Creative Director CNX, Condé Nast’s branding studio, has tapped Xavier Teo as their new Executive Creative Director. Teo joins from ad agency Anomaly where he was Global Creative Director.
Brendon Volpe Joins Condé Nast’s CNX as Head of Strategy Condé Nast has tapped Brendon Volpe as CNX’s new Head of Strategy. Volpe joins from Team One where he was Head of Digital Strategy.
Katie Jayne Becker, previously Beauty Director at Coveteur, is now Beauty Director atElle.
April Long, previously Beauty Director at Elle, is now Beauty Director at Town & Country.
Jamie Rosen, previously Beauty Director at Town & Country, is now Contributing Beauty Editor and Columnist.
Fan Zhong, previously Digital Features Director at W Magazine, is now Digital Director, Liana Gergely, previously Branded Content Director at W Magazine, is now Digital Marketing Director.
Caroline Grosso, previously Senior Digital Fashion Editor at W Magazine, is now Digital Fashion Director.
Taylor Ford is now Director of Social and Video at W Magazine.
Lauren McCarthy, Digital Style Editor at W Magazine, is now Senior Digital Features Editor.
Kyle Munzenrieder, previously News Editor at W Magazineis now Senior News Editor.
Brooke Marine, previously an Associate Digital Editor at W Magazine, is now an Associate Editor.
Stephanie Eckardt, previously Associate Digital Editor at W Magazine, is now a Staff Writer.
Isis Garcia, previously Account Coordinator at Karla Otto New York, has left the firm to pursue perosnal oppotunities.
Mini Title announces its representation of photographer Julien Martinez.