The Daily Media: 30 Moves To Discuss

by Kristen Heinzinger

Rod Manley, formerly senior vice president of communications at Giorgio Armani, has been named EVP of global communications at Calvin Klein Inc., effective August 31st.

Alex White, formerly fashion director at W, has been named U.S. fashion director-at-large at PORTER.

Mauro Grimaldi, formerly interim CEO at Emilio Pucci, has been named CEO.

Vicky Ward, formerly a contributing editor at Vanity Fair and executive editor at Talk magazine, has been named editor at large at Town & Country, a newly created role.

David Bouley, renowned chef and founder of Bouley restaurant in New York City, has been named contributing food editor at Town & Country, a newly created role.

Will Dana, managing editor of Rolling Stone, is stepping down, effective August 7th.

Mia Adorante, formerly associate to the fashion and style director at W, has been named assistant beauty editor at the magazine.

Noelle Sciacca, formerly fashion market editor at Lucky, has been named fashion reporter at Mashable.

Cody Jones, formerly an assistant at Paper Magazine, has been named fashion assistant at the New York Post.

Hannah Orenstein, formerly an editorial intern at, has been named writer at

Lexi Boling, formerly a model with Ford Models, has moved to IMG Models.

Marc Rey, formerly president of Coty USA, has been named president and CEO at Shiseido Americas.

Marie-Sabine Leclercq, formerly head of international trade marketing and communications at Longchamp, has been named global communications director at Lanvin, effective August 31st.

April Hennig, formerly vice president and divisional merchandise manager at Bergdorf Goodman, has been named president at Jonathan Simkhai, effective August 4th.

CeCe Coffin, formerly senior vice president of global communications at Clinique, has been named vice president of global communications at David Yurman.

Grita Loebsack, formerly executive vice president of global skin care at Unilever, has been named CEO of luxury – couture and leather goods at Kering.

Tara Schmidt, formerly manager of VIP Relations at Prada, has left the company.

Kilee Hughes, formerly director of PR for North America and Canada at NET-A-PORTER, has been named president of her new PR firm, Six One Agency.

Sara Ganus, formerly a freelancer, has been named fashion account director at Krupp Group, including Stutterheim Raincoats, ÖHLIN/D, and Marysia Swim accounts.

Katie Rudik, formerly account manager at Starworks Group, has been named fashion account director at Purple PR, including Simon Miller, Jonathan Cohen, M. MARTIN, Chiara Ferragni, Monreal, RETROSUPERFUTURE and Maison IRFE accounts.

Kristin Kelly, formerly account executive at Mega Mega Projects, has been named account executive at Williamson PR.

Go Kasai has been named account manager at Williamson PR.

Michelle Aristondo Chereque, formerly creative services director for SapientNitro, has been named director of Brandstyle Communications and will head up its new office in Miami.

Brittany Lamp, formerly senior social media and digital manager at RAJ Manufacturing, has been named account assistant at Beach House PR.


Full Picture announces its representation of Jordache Jeans.

Alison Brod Public Relations announces its representation of, Feiyue, Melissa McCarthy Seven7, RetailMeNot, and LOVELY by Sarah Jessica Parker. 

Krupp Group announces its representation of Ashley Pittman.

Violetta Group announces its representation of Genny.

LaForce + Stevens announces its representation of JUSTFAB.

Beach House PR announces its representation of Per-fékt Beauty.


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