BLING RING: David Yurman has appointed beauty industry veteran CeCe Coffin as its senior vice president of global communications. In her new role, Coffin will be tasked with overseeing David Yurman’s media relations, social media, strategic partnerships, and special events. She will report to Gabriella Forte, David Yurman’s chief executive officer. Coffin’s official start date is Aug. 4.
Coffin’s role at David Yurman will be her first in the jewelry industry. Prior, she had a long run in the beauty sector — most recently working for the Estée Lauder Cos. Inc, as Clinique’s senior vice president of global communications from 2008 through 2014. Prior to Clinique, Coffin worked in marketing and communications capacities for additional Estée Lauder brands — including La Mer, Jo Malone and Donna Karan Cosmetics.
Coffin entered the fashion and beauty fray by way of multiple roles in production at companies including Comcast and Ford Models.