The Daily Media: 43 Shifts to Discuss

by Kristen Heinzinger

Chris Legaspi, formerly freelance fashion market assistant, menswear, has been named menswear editor at Vanity Fair.

Jill Layfield, formerly CEO at, has been named CEO at Tamara Mellon.

Wendy Kahn, formerly CEO at Valentino Fashion Group, has been named CEO and brand president at Stuart Weitzman.

Andrea Navarro, formerly digital beauty writer at Teen Vogue, has been named beauty editor at The Zoe Report.

Matt Rice, formerly publisher at, has been named associate publisher at Travel & Leisure.

Wayne Kulkin, formerly CEO at Stuart Weitzman, has been named consultant for Coach Inc.

Christopher Bailey, formerly CEO and chief creative officer at Burberry, has been named president and chief creative officer.

Marco Gobbetti, formerly CEO at Celine, has been named CEO at Burberry.

Stacey Duguid, formerly executive fashion editor at ELLE UK, has been named acting executive fashion editor for Emily Zak at PORTER.

Abby Kalicka, formerly senior market editor at Cosmopolitan and Seventeen, has left the company.

Jessica Plautz, formerly travel editor at Mashable, has been named digital news editor at Travel + Leisure.

Adam McCollum, formerly senior director at KCD, has been named head of PR at Porsche Design.

Livio Damiano, formerly account manager at Karla Otto, has been named senior PR manager at Proenza Schouler.

Dori Katz, formerly senior beauty editor at Family Circle, has been named beauty and fashion director at the publication.

Margaret Maldonado, founder of L’Agence, has been named director of women’s ready-to-wear at AG.

Chris DeMoulin, formerly managing director of the Fashion Group for UBM Americas, has left he company.

Jason Kleinman, formerly SVP at Guardian News & Media, has been named VP of brand solutions at Hearst Magazines Digital Media.

Alexandra Parolini, formerly global marketing and business projects director at Pacific Global Management Group, has been named general manager at Elite Model Look International.

Alan Murray, formerly editor at Fortune, has been named chief content officer at Time Inc.

Rachel Fellows, formerly assistant commissioning editor / PA at Esquire UK, has been named editor-in-chief.

Libbey Baumgarten, formerly director at Jennifer Bett Communications, has been named senior director.

Erica Morelli, formerly account executive at Exposure Communications, has been named account manager, fashion at Purple PR.

Rachel Kasab, formerly senior account executive at NJFPR, has been named account supervisor for the travel, real estate and wellness team at Nike Communications.

Jordan Landes-Brenman, formerly director of PR and digital strategy at Beach House’s West Coast Office, has been named director of PR and business development at Beach House NYC.

Heather Feit, formerly SVP, brand communications at PMK*BNC New York, has been named EVP, brand communications at the company.

Beth Andrews, formerly VP, brand communications atPMK*BNC Los Angeles, has been named to SVP, brand communications at the company.

Natalie Gil, formerly journalist and content coordinator at The Guradian’s student section, has been named news writer at Refinery29.


Lancôme announces Taylor Hill as ambassador.

Alison Brod PR announces its representation of Bluemercury.

Big Pic PR announces its representation of TARA.

Purple London announces its representation of Buccellati.

Purple New York announces its representation of ALEXACHUNG.

PR Consulting announces its representation of Stalvey.

Purple PR announces its North American representation of Lancôme.

The Avenue West announces its representation of Tipsy Elves.

MSH & Partners announces its representation of Oliver Kelly Collection and Halsbrook.

Think PR announces its representation of French Knot and Nour Hammour.

Tractenberg & Co. announces its representation of Malin+Goetz.

Beach House PR announces the launch of its NYC office, and its representation of BABOR for PR & social media.

One7 Communications announces its representation of Bribor LLC.

LFB Media Group announces its representation of Employees Only New York and Singapore, Macao Trading Co., and New York Yankees Steakhouse.

Blue Sky PR announces its representation of VEGALASH.

Lawlor Media Group announces its representation of Geraldo Rivera,, Maya Henry, and Thomas J. Henry.

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