ROSSI’S MAN: Tim Crout has joined Sergio Rossi as president of Sergio Rossi USA. Crout was previously in charge of Emilio Pucci’s business development in North and Central America, but this is a return to the brand for the executive, who held diverse managerial roles in boutiques of luxury brands including Chanel, Celine, Hermes, and Sergio Rossi from 2002 to 2004 in New York. Crout succeeds Caden Stobart, who left to join footwear label Alexandre Birman as global president.

Also, Susanna Nicoletti was appointed worldwide communications and marketing director. Nicoletti previously worked for Salvatore Ferragamo, Fendi, Prada, OfficinePanerai and Vertu.