LONDON — Michael Kors Holdings has appointed industry veteran Jacqueline Hay as retail vice president of buying and planning, Europe. She will report to Cedric Wilmotte, the brand’s president, Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Hay’s official start date is April 4.
Before joining the company, Hay served as the executive director, apparel and accessories, at House of Fraser. She held roles at Austin Reed, Bill Amberg and FutureBrand and worked as an independent retail consultant.
“Jacqueline has been in the strategic business planning and buying sector across a range of product categories for over 20 years and comes to us with a wealth of knowledge, expertise and strong relationships in this space,” Wilmotte said. “She will help us continue to lead our business into the next stage of growth.”