NEW RECRUIT: Bottega Veneta has named Olivier Monteil its new worldwide communications director. He is based in Lugano, Switzerland, and reports to chief executive officer Carlo Alberto Beretta and creative director Tomas Maier.

Previously, Monteil was director of communication of métiers at Hermès International in Paris. He started at Bottega Veneta Feb. 2 overseeing public relations, advertising, special events, digital, e-commerce and CRM.

Billy Daley, now senior vice president of global communications at Marc Jacobs International, was Bottega Veneta’s last worldwide communications director.