NEW YORK — Valentino has reorganized its executive team and created five new positions.
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Liz Radler, former sales director for Prada women’s ready-to-wear, Miu Miu women’s ready-to-wear and Intimo, has joined Valentino as vice president of sales and marketing for women.
June Haynes, former general manager and buyer for Dolce & Gabbana’s New York boutique, who also handled p.r. for the D&G boutiques, has been named Valentino’s director of retail. She is based at the Valentino boutique here and succeeds Malu Barretto, who moved to Milan and is working for the company there.
Steven La Guardia, former design merchandising director at Helmut Lang, has joined as director of merchandising, while Marco Marin, vice president and sales director of footwear and accessories for Prada, Prada Sport and Miu Miu, has been named Valentino’s vice president of sales and marketing for accessories and shoes.
And, Nancy Berger, former director of sales for Calvin Klein Men’s Collection in North America and Asia, has joined as vice president of sales and marketing for men.
Additionally, Dennis Wong, manager of Valentino’s p.r., has been promoted to director of p.r.