Luxury lifestyle brand Michael Kors has announced that Don Witkowski will be returning to the company as president of men’s effective January 4, 2016. He will report to John D. Idol, the company’s chairman and chief executive officer.
“Don has been in the men’s apparel business for over 25 years and comes to us with a wealth of knowledge, expertise and strong relationships in this space,” Idol said in a statement. “He will help us continue to lead the Men’s business into the next stage of growth. We are committed to developing this sector and feel that Don will seamlessly drive it forward.”
Witkowski was most recently at John Varvatos, where he served as the vice president of merchandising. Prior to his five-year tenure at John Varvatos, Witkowski held executive positions at a variety of companies including Donna Karan, Nautica, Miss Sixty and Barneys.
“I’m thrilled to be rejoining Michael Kors,” said Witkowski. “It’s an exciting time for the brand, and for the Michael Kors Menswear business in particular. They have laid the foundation for what promises to be strong growth in an area with enormous potential. I look forward to joining this talented team.”