The Daily Media: 51 Shifts to Discuss

by Kristen Heinzinger

Sogole Honarvar, formerly vice president of global marketing at YOOX Net-A-Porter Group, has been named senior director of global communications at David Yurman.

John Smith, formerly COO at Burberry, is leaving the company.

Christophe Lemaire, formerly creative director at Lemaire, has been named artistic director at UNIQLO.

Payton Wang, formerly PR director at NYLON, has left the company.

Claire Marie Healy, formerly print features editor at Dazed, has been named deputy editor.

Marie-Laure Vaganay, formerly communications director at Kering Americas, has left the company.

Chris Stone, formerly managing editor at Sports Illustrated, has been named editorial director at Sports Illustrated Group.

Dave Dombrow, formerly SVP, creative footwear and accessories at Under Armour, has been named chief creative officer.

Paul Proietto, formerly EVP of merchandise execution at Macy’s, has retired.

Kristine Fahner, formerly marketing intern at Barneys New York, has been named assistant of public relations at Kenneth Cole.

Marc-Alexandre Risch, formerly general manager at The Body Shop Canada, has been named chief retail officer at L’Oréal USA.

Jane Hamilton, formerly CFO at Coach, has been named CFO at Ralph Lauren.

Andrea Shaw Resnick, head of investor relations and corporate communications at Coach, has been named interim CFO.

Lee Wood, formerly creative director of L72, has been named creative director at Dirk Bikkembergs.

Camille Rankin, formerly managing editor at Saveur and, has been named managing editor at Dwell.

Marcella Bianchi, formerly social media and event coordinator at Savor South Madison, has been named junior account executive at LFB Media Group.

Helene F. Rutledge, formerly VP of research and development at Nature’s Bounty Inc., has been named chief innovation officer at New Avon LLC.

Emily Demchyk, formerly senior account executive at LaFORCE, has been named senior PR manager at Veronica Beard.

Kell Cholko, formerly global PR coordinator at Alice + Olivia, has left the company.

Ginny Gerard, formerly EVP for North America at Christofle, has been named CEO at Rigby & Peller US.

Brent Gallagher, formerly PR manager/integrated marketing communications at Redken/Pureology, has left the company.

Jill Grinda, formerly head of Asian business development at Reuters News, has been named executive director at Redress.

Tommy Fazio, formerly president of Project, has been named president at

Cialann McKeating, formerly PR intern at Hugo Boss, has been named PR assistant at

Pauline Horwits, formerly film publicist at ID PR, has been named senior account executive, Netflix at MSL Group.

Fergal Carr, formerly VP of product management at Tribune Publishing, has been named SVP of consumer product at Hearst Newspapers Digital.

Alix Morabito, formerly deputy buying director, menswear and accessories at Galeries Lafayette, has been named fashion editor.

Huilian Ma Anderson, formerly publicist at RBBR, has been named senior account supervisor at TURNER.

Marisa Lee, formerly men’s account manager at HL Group, has been named global PR manager at Saturdays NYC.

Chelsey Peppe, formerly PR Coordinator at Negri Firman, has been named junior account manager at Bradbury Lewis.


Ryan Reynolds has been named brand ambassador at Piaget.

Next Models announces its representation of Kate Upton.

Kucerak & Co announces its representation of Ilias Zarbalis NYC.

RK PR announces its representation of Roxana Salehoun.

Purple New York and Los Angeles announces its U.S. and VIP representation of Raquel Allegra and Made hotel.

R.Couri Hay Creative Public Relations announces its representation of Starr Catering Group.

[A]ZIONE announces its representation of Dr. Denim Jeansmakers, Primary, and Fender.

Linda Gaunt Communications announces its representation of R.M. Williams.

Negri Firman PR announces its U.S. representation of SEAFARER.

Wunderlich Kaplan Communications announces representation of Fleeps.

Walker Drawas announces its representation of PUNARVI.

IHPR announces its representation of SMITH+MARA and Mara Carrizo Scalise.

Wetherly announces its representation of Alison Lou.

Alison Brod PR announces its representation of YouCam Makeup.

Bollare Communications announces its representation of Las Bayadas.

Lion & Lamb Communications announces its representation of Highway Restaurant & Bar.

KRUPP Group announces its representation of LFRANK.

TURNER announces its representation of RAEN.

Bella PR announces its representation of InstaNatural.

The Lead PR announces its representation of Stuart & Lau.

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