The Daily Media: 45 Shifts to Discuss

by Kristen Heinzinger

Emanuele Farneti, formerly editor at GQ Italia, has been named editor-in-chief at Vogue Italia and L’Uomo Vogue.

Paul-Simon Djite, formerly fashion editor at Paper Magazine, has left the company.

Christina McDonald Star, formerly managing director at HL Group, has been named director of PR at FENDI Americas.

Barbara Kennedy, formerly president of dresses at Ralph Lauren Corp., has been named president, wholesale, design, merchandising and sales at Donna Karan, a division of G-III Apparel Group Ltd.

Reed Krakoff, formerly creative director at Reed Krakoff, has been named chief artistic director at Tiffany & Co.

Francesca Amfitheatrof, formerly chief artistic director at Tiffany & Co., has left the company.

Serge Ruffieux, formerly co-artistic director at Dior, has been named creative director at Carven.

Kelsey Breining, formerly senior account executive at Paul Wilmot Communications, has been named director.

Daniel Wingate, formerly fashion director at Escada, has left the company.

Keaton McGinty, formerly PR manager, women’s at Prada, has been named head of PR at The Arrivals.

Patricia Sancho, formerly president at Temperley London, has been named CEO.

Clémande Burgevin Blachman, formerly creative director at BETC Paris, has been named vice president of design for Calvin Klein Home.

Croi McNamara, formerly global head of design and media for Thomson Reuters IP&S, has been named senior vice president of programming for digital video at Condé Nast Entertainment.

Christine Pierson, formerly PR manager at Birchbox, has been named U.S. communications manager at Caudalie.

Alexandra Riegelhaupt, formerly senior manager of strategic marketing and partnerships at Condé Nast, has been named brand communications and strategic projects director at Cosmopolitan and ELLE magazines.

Ron King, formerly senior vice president of fashion, multicultural and shelter at Time Inc., has left the company.

Karen Kovacs, formerly president of sales and marketing for food/beverage/spirits at Time Inc., has been named group president of sales at Time Inc.

Greg Schumann, formerly president of sales and marketing, pharmaceuticals at Time Inc. , has been named group president of sales at Time Inc.

Susan Parkes, formerly PR manager at Time Inc., has been named senior vice president of advertising and brand marketing.

Justin Mastine-Frost, formerly lifestyle editor at Hearst Media, has been named senior editor, horology at Robb Report.

Sunny Jenkins, formerly consultant, has been named senior vice president at HL Group in LA.

Rebecca Nelson, formerly freelance writer for GQ and others, has been named senior writer, politics and news at

Wayne Rogers, formerly account manager a Purple, has been named PR manager at NEXT Management.

Zoe Saunders, formerly PR coordinator at Lord & Taylor, has been named PR manager at Cynthia Rowley.

David Perpich, formerly vice president of product at The New York Times, has been named president and general manager of The Wirecutter.

Marion Setiey, formerly communications director at BPI, has been named international communication and digital vice president of Shiseido Group’s Europe, Middle East and Africa region.

Chris Clark, formerly senior marketing manger at Dunhill, has been named marketing director, Europe and U.S., at R.M.Williams.

Allison Farraye, formerly intern at Moda Operandi Public Relations, has been named PR assistant at Etro.

Maddie Erdossy, formerly publicity intern at Covet PR, has been named marketing and operations assistant at Covet PR.

James R. Love II, formerly fashion assistant intern at Ebony, has been named fashion and beauty assistant/men’s market editor.



Purple US and UK announce their representation of Tata Harper.

Alison Brod Marketing & Communications announces its representation of Fitz.

Janice McCafferty PR announces its representation of Vitabrid C12 and is now handling the corporate PR for Sundial Brands.

George MacPherson Consulting announces its representation of Maggie Marilyn, Katama, Anna Karlin, and Willy Chavarria.

The Lead PR announces its representation of Vuori Clothing.

Factory PR announces its representation of Happy Socks.

RK PR announces its representation of WRAY.

Agentry PR announces its representation of Devereux.

Di Petroff PR announces its representation of EyeJust.

JMG Public Relations announces its representation of Poshare and Adam Sanford Fitness.

PR Consulting LA announces its representation of Pierre Hardy.

MSH & Partners announces its representation of Cristina Sabatini and Calvin Luo.

Fingerprint Communications announces its representation of EMM Group, including Catch LA and Catch NY.

Full Picture announces its representation of Lands’ End.

Lindsey Smolan PR announces its representation of Juhree Erba for VIP services.

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