NEW AT GUCCI: Gucci America tapped Simona Zerchi as vice president of wholesale, succeeding Stephanie Disegni who left the U.S. division of the Italian fashion house last month.
Zerchi was most recently president at Casadei USA, the Italian accessories and footwear firm which she joined in 2009. Before that, Zerchi served as president of Celine USA under the LVMH Louis Vuitton Moët Hennessy umbrella. Pior to joining Celine, she spent more than a decade at Prada USA Corp., working on both the Prada and Miu Miu brands as vice president of retail and wholesale for Prada and Miu Miu in the U.S.
At Gucci America, Zerchi reports to Laura Lendrum, the president of the division.