ANNE BUFORD EXITS P.R. POSITION AT POLO
NEW YORK — Anne Buford, vice president of corporate communications at Polo Ralph Lauren, has left the company.
She had been with Polo since May, prior to which she was deputy director of Style.com, and before that, executive producer of Vogue.com.
Ralph Lauren, chairman and chief executive officer of Polo Ralph Lauren, said Monday that Buford left to pursue other interests and her replacement will be named soon. “We are in the midst of reorganizing and putting together a whole team,” said Lauren.
As reported Friday, Jeff Morgan was named president of Polo Ralph Lauren Media Group, overseeing global marketing, advertising, media business development and corporate communications and managing the company’s e-commerce initiative. He succeeds Paddy Byng, former senior vice president of global marketing and advertising, who was named to the new post of senior vice president of international marketing, public relations and licensee business development. Byng will relocate to London.
In addition, David Lauren was named to the new post of senior vice president of marketing, advertising and corporate communications for Polo.