NEW YORK — Aeffe USA has restructured its organization that handles sales and public relations for all of the Aeffe brands in North America.
Victoria Di Giacinto has joined the Moschino division as vice president of sales. She succeeds Vera Capeci, who joined Givenchy. Di Giacinto was previously sales manager for women’s ready-to-wear at Dolce & Gabbana. In her new role, she will oversee all commercial aspects of the Moschino women’s and men’s rtw, intimate apparel, swimwear, shoes and accessories.
In other Aeffe news, Stacy Caldwell was promoted to director of sales for the Polini, Basso & Brooke and Sinha/Stanic Collections. She succeeds Stephanie Unwin, who joined Tibi, the contemporary dress company. Caldwell had been senior account executive in the Moschino division.
Both Di Giacinto and Caldwell report to Michelle Stein, president of Aeffe USA.
Brian McKenna was promoted to director of sales for the Moschino men’s division. He had been senior account executive of the JPG division of Aeffe USA. He reports to Di Giacinto.
Juliette Dumesnil, former senior account executive of the JPG division, has been promoted to director of sales for the Jean Paul Gaultier division, a new post. She reports to Marianne Hicks, vice president of sales for Jean Paul Gaultier.
Bethany Wellik and Lindsey Cowles both have joined the Alberta Ferretti division as account executives. Earlier, they held similar posts at Eskandar and Piazza Sempione, respectively. They report to Beth Holman, vice president of sales, Alberta Ferretti.
In the public relations area, Lisa Lawrence has been promoted to vice president of p.r., overseeing both the JPG and Moschino press efforts. She has been with Aeffe for more than 10 years, and most recently was director of p.r. for JPG. Igor Wander, formerly p.r. manager for the JPG brand, has been promoted to director of p.r. Amy Robb, formerly p.r. manager at Ferragamo, has been named senior p.r. manager at Moschino. And, Grace Cha, formerly director of p.r. at Christian Dior, has been named senior p.r. director for the Alberta Ferretti division.
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