The Daily Media: 37 Shifts to Discuss

by Kristen Heinzinger

Antoine Phillips, formerly senior director of PR at Giorgio Armani Corporation, has been named senior director of PR at Coach.

Cameron Wolf, formerly menswear editor at Racked, has been named style feature writer at

Venetia Scott, formerly stylist and photographer, has been named fashion director at British Vogue.

Nina-Maria Nitsche, formerly creative director at Maison Martin Margiela, has been named creative director at Brioni.

Niall Sloan, formerly global design director at Hunter, has been named global design director at Escada.

Fabrizio Cardinali, formerly chief executive of Alfred Dunhill, has been named chief operating officer and board member at the Dolce & Gabbana Group.

Maria Dueñas Jacobs, formerly accessories director at ELLE, has been named director of brand development at Stitch Fix.

Saba Landmann, formerly senior PR director at Vince, has left the company.

Brigitte Timmins, formerly manager, corporate communications at Hudson’s Bay Company, has been named senior public relations manager at Barneys New York.

Leonie Brantberg, formerly associate partner at McKinsey & Company, has been named head of strategy at Burberry.

Alexandra Keith, formerly president of global skin and personal care division at Proctor & Gamble, has been named group president of global beauty and president of global hair care.

Peter Kiefer, formerly contributor at The Hollywood Reporter, has been named real estate and city editor.

Jeremy Barr, formerly media reporter at Advertising Age, has been named media and politics writer at The Hollywood Reporter.

David Willey, formerly editor-in-chief at Runner’s World, is leaving the company.

Betty Wong Ortiz, formerly editor-in-chief at Fitness, has been named editor-in-chief at Runner’s World.

Jose Andrade, formerly VIP and PR manager at Vivienne Westwood, has been named PR manager at PR Consulting.

Mark Bittman, food writer, has been named columnist at New York Media’s Grub Street.

Alyssa Bleakley, formerly PR account executive at French Rebellion, has left the company.

Sallie Scripter, formerly president of footwear boutique brands at the Jones Group, has been named EVP, Americas at Hunter.

Dave Famolari, formerly director of ventures at Verizon, has been named managing director for Hearst Ventures.

Bailey Hospodor, formerly junior account executive at Agentry PR, has been named account executive.


AZIONE announces its representation of Kia STYLE360.

Agentry PR announces its representation of Han and Heirloom.

Jessica Aufiero Communications announces its representation of The Fontenay.

Behrman announces its representation of Kopari.

Boxwood Press announces its representation of Odylique.

Erin Kelly PR announces its representation of Phace Bioactive.

Jonesworks announces its representation of EleVen by Venus Williams and MESTIZA New York.

Luxury Brand Group announces its representation of Picchiotti.

J Public Relations announces its representation of Lygon Arms, Cliveden House, Chewton Glen, Adare Manor, Hotel del Coronado, and Rancho La Puerta.

Post+Beam announces its representation of Kreation Organic West Hollywood’s Grand Opening.

Pierce Mattie Communications announces its representation of 21 Drops.

Battalion PR announces its representation of Birdwell and ANNA.

SHO+CO announces its VIP representation of KATE SOMERVILLE.


In other news…

Nike cut 2 percent of its work force as it plans to revamp global operations.

Condé Nast is selling off to Farfetch.

Time Inc. is preparing for a round of layoffs, according to The New York Post.


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