LONDON — Yoox Net-a-porter is continuing to invest in technology, with the appointment of Alessia Kosagowsky as its chief data and analytics officer, WWD has learned.
The position is a new one, and Kosagowsky will become a member of the company’s senior leadership team. The creation of the role reflects YNAP’s ongoing efforts to be more data-driven and customer-centric.
Kosagowsky will lead the group data and business insights teams, working on exploring new opportunities presented by artificial intelligence and establishing the right data science and research platforms to provide the business with essential customer insights.
She will report to Irene Boni, cochief operating officer, and also work closely with chief information officer Alex Alexander.
Kosagowsky previously worked for companies including Vodafone and Burberry, where she advised the company on strategy, operational efficiency and on how to leverage data.
YNAP confirmed the appointment and Kosagowsky is expected to start at the end of February.
“With 20 years of experience in data and analytics, Alessia is a true leader in the field. What has impressed us most about Alessia is her ability to design teams and analytical solutions, developing approaches that are fit for the maturity of the organization, while being future-proofed for organic evolution,” said Boni.