Bold Moves | Burberry Taps Gavin Haig, Sandra Campos to DVF, Eraldo Poletto to Stuart Weitzman
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Sandra Campos Appointed DVF as CEO Diane Von Furstenberg’s namesake brand has found a new Chief Executive Officer in Sandra Campos. Previously, Campos was Co-President of Women’s Apparel at Global Brands Group, where her responsibilities included overseeing brands such as Juicy Couture, BCBG, and Hervé Leger. Campos succeeds Paolo Riva who left the company in 2016.
Stuart Weitzman Taps Eraldo Poletto as CEO Eraldo Poletto has been named as the new Chief Executive Officer and Brand President of Stuart Weitzman. Previously, Poletto was CEO of Salvatore Ferragamo for eight years, and CEO of Furla for 6 years before that. Prior to that, he was President of Strategic Development and International Business at Brooks Brothers.
Salvatore Ferragamo Taps Micaela Le Divelec as CCO, Strategic Manager Micaela Le Divelec has been appointed to Chief Corporate Officer and Strategic Manager of Salvatore Ferragamo. Le Divelec joins from Gucci where she has been since 1998, working up the ranks and most recently serving as EVP and Chief Corporate Operations Officer since 2010.
Louis Vuitton Appoints Francesca Amfitheatrof as Artistic Director, Watches and Jewelry Francesca Amfitheatrof has been appointed to the position of Artistic Director of Watches and Jewelry at Louis Vuitton. Amfitheatrof joins from Tiffany and Co. where she head the design team for 5 years, making her the first woman to hold that position. In her new position at Louis Vuitton, Francesca Amfitheatrof will be creating and overseeing jewelry design for the brand.
Burberry Taps Gavin Haig as Chief Commercial Officer
Gavin Haig has joined Burberry in the newly created post of Chief Commercial Officer. Previously he spent four years as CEO of Belstaff. Prior to that he spent a decade at Cartier, where he led commercial teams globally as Managing Director International, and has also held senior positions at Alfred Dunhill and Wedgwood. In his new role he will be responsible for all regions in which Burberry operates and will report to Marco Gobbetti, CEO of Burberry.
John Targon Departs Marc Jacobs as Creative Director of Contemporary John Targon, Creative Director of Marc Jacobs Contemporary line, is stepping down from the position. Targon is the Cofounder of Baja East which he started in 2013. Prior to that, Targon worked in senior sales positions as a multitude of brands such as Burberry, Celine, Prada, as well as media conglomerate Conde Nast.
Gaia Trussardi Steps Down as Creative Director of Trussardi Gaia Trussardi has stepping down from her family’s label as its Creative Director. She first joined the family business in 2013 and began as Creative Director of Tru Trussardi. Later that same year, she succeeded Umit Benan Sahin as the main Creative of the Italian fashion house.
HBC Names Bari Harlam as CMO Bari Harlam has been appointed Chief Marketing Officer of Hudson Bay Company. Previously, Harlam was EVP of Membership, Marketing and Analysis at BJ’s Wholesale club. Prior to that, she served as SVP of Marketing at CVS. Harlam also has experience teaching marketing at universities such as Columbia University, University of Rhode Island, and her alma mater, University of Pennsylvania.
Reebok Taps Melanie Boulden as VP of Marketing Melanie Boulden has been appointed to VP of Marketing at Reebok. Boulden joins from Crayola where she served as SVP of Global Marketing. Prior to that, she worked at Kraft Foods, serving various positions in which she created marketing strategies for their beverages department. Before that, she was with Henkel Consumer Goods where she held multiple senior managerial roles over the course of her 7 year tenure there.
José Manuel Albesa Promoted at Puig to President of Brands, Markets and Operations Spanish fragrance company Puig has promoted José Manuel Albesa to President of their Brands, Markets, and Operations sectors. Albesa joined Puig in 1998, and has worked on fragrances for brands such as Carolina Herrera, Jean Paul Gaultier, Nina Ricci, and more during his time there.
Lauren Picciano, previously Director of Public Relations and Marketing atLa Perla, is now Director of Public Relations forSaks Fifth Avenue.
Trish Whalen, previously VP of Business and Brand Development at Draper James, is now Brand President of Rifle Paper Co.
Buro 24/7 Appoints Nick Smith as CEO Nick Smith has been named the Chief Executive Officer at Buro 24/7. Previously, Smith was at News Corp Australia where he was Prestige and Lifestyle Director. His former position included overseeing GQ Australia and Vogue Australia. In his new position with Buro 24/7, Along with this appointment, Buro 24/7 has announced the relocation of their headquarters to London.
Erin Hover, previously Sr. Art Director at Teen Vogue, is now Creative Director at the company.
Shilpa Prabhakar Nadella, previously Sr. Market Editor at Glamour, is now Market Director at the company.
Nikki Ohunnaike, previously Fashion Features Director atElle.com, is now Style Director at the company.
Alyssa Bailey, previously Associate Editor atElle.com, is now News Editor at the company.
Estelle Tang, previously Culture Editor atElle.com, is now Sr. Editor at the company.
Justine Carreon, previously Contributing Online Fashion Editor atElle.com, is now Market Editor at the company.
Chloe Hall, previously Beauty Producer atElle.com, is now Writer and Producer at the company.
Emily Tannenbaum, previously Social Media Editor atElle.com, is now Social Media and Entertainment Editor at the company.
Li Bao Jian, previously Editor Director and Associate Publisher at Elle Men China, is now Publisher at Vogue China.
Pedro Maldonado, previously Communications Assistant at Tomas Maier, is now Account Executive at Paul Wilmot Communications.
Fred Kim,previously event freelancer at Slate PR, is now Sr. Account Executive at Agentry PR.
Jessica Milter,previouslyAccount Executiveat Creative Media Marketing, is now Sr. Account Executive at the company.
Mary Li, previously Account Executive at Creative Media Marketing, is now Sr. Account Executive at the company.
KaraScheideler, previously Jr. Account Executive at Creative Media Marketing, is now Account Executive at the company.
Saint Laurent to Reveal Next Collection in NYC
Creative Director Anthony Vaccarello is set to reveal his next collection for the house of Saint Laurent on June 6, 2018 in New York City. The Saint Laurent move follows in the footsteps of Prada, who will be showcasing their Cruise ’19 line on May 4, 2018 in NYC.
Nicholas Kirkwood Moves Paris Show to London Fashion Week English footwear brand Nicholas Kirkwood is set to move their Paris Fashion Week show to London this upcoming September. This breaks the LVMH-owned brand’s 5 year streak of showing in Paris.
Lauren Paris, previously Publicity Director and Department Manager at KCD, is now Sr. PR Events Director and Department Manager at the company.
Fred Kim, is now Senior Account Executive at Agentry PR.
David Schulman, director at LaForce, has left the firm to pursue a new career opportunity.
Fred Kim has joined Agentry PR as Sr. Account Executive.
KCDannounces its representation of TRE by Natalie Ratabesi.
PR Consulting announces its representation of Repossi in North America.
Karla Otto New Yorkannounces its representation ofBorgo De Nor.
Alison Brod Marketing & Communicationsannounces its representation of Lilly Pulitzer.
Agentry PRannounces its representation of Laurence & Chico.
MMPR announces its representation of Senreve.
LGCannounces its representation ofDanielle Fichera.