The Daily Media: 46 Shifts to Discuss

by Kristen Heinzinger

Nicole Chapoteau, formerly accessories director at Allure, has been named fashion director.

Jenna Wojciechowski, formerly associate fashion editor at Allure, has been named market editor.

Kevin Donovan, formerly executive director of finance operations at Allure, has been named CFO at Garden & Gun Magazine.

Gabriella Forte, formerly chief executive officer at David Yurman, has left the company.

Liz Spayd, public editor at The New York Times, is leaving the company.

Yves Müller, formerly CFO at Tchibo, has been named chief financial officer at Hugo Boss.

Max Azria, BCBG Max Azria Group founder, has been named CEO and partner at ZappLight.

Jessica Romm Perez, formerly editorial director at Domino, has been named editor-in-chief.

Vincent Chin, formerly senior director, finance and operations at Ralph Lauren, has been named chief administrative officer at Akola.

Jerry Leu, formerly video producer at Apartment Therapy, has been named video director at Real Simple.

Katie Holdefehr, formerly senior projects editor at Apartment Therapy, has been named senior editor at

Philip V. Ramirez, formerly creative director at Urby, has been named senior managing director at Optimist Consulting.

Jill Granoff, formerly CEO at VINCE and Kenneth Cole, has been named  CEO at Eurazeo Brands.

Elizabeth Sile, formerly associate travel editor at Departures, has been named senior editor at Real Simple.

Christopher Kim, formerly U.S. deputy styling editor at Net-a-Porter, has been named PR manager at FRAME.

Kimberly Gibbs, formerly senior account executive at TURNER PR, has been named PR manager at SoulCycle.

Jose Andrade, formerly VIP relations and PR manager at Vivienne Westwood, has left the company.

Maggie Wagner, formerly director of imaging and production at Patrick McMullan Company, has been named account director, fashion at Full Picture.

Krista Tietjen, formerly director of communications at RocNation, has left the company.

Ellen Molina, formerly beauty, digital and celebrity endorsement assistant at CESD Talent, has been named VIP relations manager at THINK PR.

Hollie Smith, formerly media relations account coordinator at Coburn Communication, has been named account executive at Rachel Kay PR.

Go Kasai, formerly PR manager at Williamson, has been named senior account director at Camron PR.

Tyler Martin, formerly publicist at KCD, has been named account executive ​​at Violetta Group.

Jahna Berry, formerly director of news product at Mother Jones, has been named head of content operations at WIRED.

Tom Simonite, formerly San Francisco bureau chief at MIT Technology Review, has been named senior writer at WIRED.

Maria Streshinsky, formerly features editor at WIRED, has been named executive editor.

Evan Graening, formerly account executive at PPR Worldwide, has been named account executive, Tech + Innovation at Factory PR.

Briana Cusimano, formerly intern at MAO PR, has been named fashion coordinator at THINK PR.


IHPR announces its representation of Selin Kent Jewelry.

MSH & Partners announces its representation of Whitby.

Beach House announces its representation of You Are Amazing and Mayfair Soap Foundry.

PURPLE New York announces its representation of ILLESTEVA, WILLY CHAVARRIA and GCDS.

MMPR announces its representation of Image Du Image.

The Lead PR announces its representation of Neely & Chloe.

Bollare announces its representation of HADID Eyewear and SKINNYDIP London.

Sandrine Charles Consulting announces its representation of Death to Tennis.

RK PR announces its representation of TARA.

Maguire Steele announces its representation of Filson.

Tractenberg & Co. announces its representation of drybar.

Agentry PR announces its representation of Life After Denim.

LaForce announces its representation of The Seaport District.

Bradbury Lewis announces its representation of The Daily Edited. 

In other news…

New York magazine’s The Cut launched a limited-run video series called Face Race.

Tommy Hilfiger is taking his TommyNow show concept to London Fashion Week this fall.

Federico Marchetti, Yoox Net-A-Porter’s CEO, received the Knight of Labour honor by the president of the Italian Republic.

Laura O’Hare, formerly VP, fashion operations at HL Group, has launched The O’Hare Group.

Milo Gibson, Mel Gibson’s son, signs with Wilhelmina.

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