Kohl’s named Greg Revelle as its new CMO. In his new role, Revelle will manage Kohl’s marketing organization and marketing strategy, including the company’s focus on customer engagement. Prior to joining Kohl’s, Revelle held CMO roles at Best Buy Co., Inc. and AutoNation.
Ralph Lauren has promoted Lana Todorovich, president of women’s apparel and accessories, to the role of North America wholesale president. Todorovich will oversee the accessories, boy’s, girl’s, home, men’s and women’s categories. Before joining Ralph Lauren, Todorovich held several executive positions at other companies, including Jones New York and Warnaco.
Wenda Harris Millard and Brenda Freeman were elected to Caleres’ Board of Directors.
Millard currently serves as the vice chairman of MediaLink, a strategic advisory firm. Prior to joining MediaLink, Millard served as the co-CEO and president of Martha Stewart Living OmniMedia. As CMO of MagicLeap, a technology company, Freeman oversees all aspects of the customer journey experience. Her resume also includes previous stints at Cartoon Network, Dreamworks, and Nickelodeon.
Luke and Lucie Meier were appointed as Jil Sander’s new creative directors. The designing duo will succeed Rodolfo Paglialunga, who exited Jil Sander in March. Ms. Meier previously helmed Dior’s ready-to-wear and couture studios and has held other leadership positions at Louis Vuitton and Marc Jacobs. Mr. Meier was the former creative director of Supreme and founded OAMC, a modern urban men’s wear label. Their first collection for Jil Sander will be shown at Milan Fashion Week in September.
Etsy named Rachel Glaser as its new CFO, effective June 1. With over 30 years of senior financial experience, Glaser will oversee Etsy’s global financial operations. Glaser previously served as the CFO of Leaf Group for two years and led the company’s operating efficiency efforts. She succeeds Kristina Salen, who exited Etsy on March 31. Etsy’s VP and corporate controller Karen Mullane will serve as interim CFO for the next two months.
Kering’s CEO and chairman François-Henri Pinault is exiting Puma’s Board of Directors. Pinault’s departure follows rumors about Kering pursing a sale of the sports brand, but Puma announced strong first-quarter results and that it was raising its full-year guidance for 2017. Jean-François Palus, Kering’s group managing director, will continue to serve as chairman of the Puma board.
Founder and CEO of FIS Holdings, Glenn Murphy, was appointed to Lululemon’s Board of Directors as co-chairman. As the head of FIS Holdings, Murphy oversees capital flexibility and operating guidance initiatives at the consumer-focused investment firm. Murphy’s resume also includes previous stints at Gap Inc. and Shoppers Drug Mart Corporation.
Co-chairman Michael Casey will also be stepping down from his role and remain a director, continue to co-chair the Compensation Committee and remain on the Audit Committee.
Hudson’s Bay Company
Dr. Wolfgang Link was hired as the new CEO of HBC Europe, effective May 1. Link will oversee HBC Europe’s expansion, including the entrance of Hudson’s Bay and Saks Off Fifth in Europe. He joins HBC after serving as president of Toys “R” Us Europe since 2013.
Massimo Giorgetti, Emilio Pucci’s creative director, is leaving the label. Giorgetti joined Emilio Pucci in 2015 to replace Peter Dundas. During his tenure at Emilio Pucci, Giorgetti received mixed reviews for his experimental take on the label’s classic resort look. While Giorgetti resumes focus on his namesake line, MSGM, Emilio Pucci is conducting a search for his replacement.