Feb 21, 2018 | By Nigel Taylor
Big data meets consumer insights. Experience WGSN.
Oct 01, 2015
By WGSN Insider
Michelle Kessler-Sanders has been appointed president of Calvin Klein Collection.
Most recently, she was executive vice-president and creative director of the Vera Wang Group. Previously, she was fashion director of T – The New York Times style magazine.
John Van Glahn, who had been president of the wholesale collection and global licensing, will continue as president of the latter.
Kessler-Sanders, meanwhile, will be responsible for overall brand strategy, growth and profitability of the Calvin Klein Collection business.
Additionally, she will oversee all day-to-day operations and financial functions of Collection, which comprises women’s, men’s and accessories. She reports to company-wide CEO Steve Shiffman.
Francisco Costa, women’s creative director of Collection, and Italo Zucchelli, men’s creative director, will continue to report to Shiffman.
“Her hire marks a significant step for Calvin Klein Collection as we further elevate the brand’s position within the luxury world,” WWD reported Shiffman as saying.
NEED TREND INFO FAST? Check out WGSN’s YouTube for our latest episodes of Trend Minute.
STAY UP TO DATE: You want the need-to-know news, right? Our journalists deliver a daily curation of the most important industry happenings. Sound good? Join WGSN.
Know what’s next. Become a WGSN member today to benefit from our daily trend intelligence, retail analytics, consumer insights and bespoke consultancy services.