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Nine West and Bandolino Division Appoint New CEO

Nine West Holdings, Inc. announced the appointment of Joel Oblonsky as CEO of Nine West and Bandolino division, starting immediately.

Oblonsky previously worked at the company from 1991 to 2004, acting as president of Bandolino from 1999 to 2003. In his new role, Oblonsky will be responsible for brand strategy and business operations of both Nine West Group and Bandolino division.

“We are very excited to have Joel return to Nine West as CEO of the Nine West and Bandolino division,” Ralph Schipani, interim CEO of Nine West Holdings said. “We believe Joel is a great fit for Nine West and Bandolino given his familiarity with our brands and his track record of profitably growing businesses, and we look forward to his immediate contributions.”

Oblonsky boasts more than 20 years of footwear and accessories experience, acting as president of Ralph Lauren’s Polo and Footwear brands since 2007, and president and COO of Nina Footwear Corporation from 2004 to 2007.

“I am honored to take on the role of CEO of the Nine West and Bandolino division and look forward to returning to where I started my career to work alongside the talented teams to further strengthen the brands and drive the businesses forward,” said Oblonsky.