Advanstar Communications Inc. has tapped André Warren as vice president and chief merchandising officer for its Fashion Group. In this new post, Warren will spearhead the merchandising strategy at the company’s MAGIC, Project, WWDMagic and Pool trade shows. Warren has over two decades of apparel and retail experience, including stints as a men’s wear buyer at Fred Segal Fun and Ron Herman. “As the industry evolves, André’s main goal will be to mirror what is happening at the retail level to our entire fashion landscape while positioning each show to best highlight what’s on the horizon,” said Chris DeMoulin, president of MAGIC International and executive vice president of Advanstar’s Fashion Group.
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