Home / Knowledge / News / Apparel/Garments / Management changes at Jones footwear, accessories & retail biz
Management changes at Jones footwear, accessories & retail biz
18
Oct '10
The Jones Group Inc. announced the following management changes in its footwear, accessories and retail business, effective immediately, which capitalize on the Company's depth of management:

Rick Paterno, formerly President, Wholesale Better Footwear Brands, has been appointed Group President of Footwear. Mr. Paterno will be responsible for all of Jones' wholesale footwear businesses, both domestically and internationally.

Ron Offir, formerly President of E-Commerce, has been appointed President, Jones Direct Group. Mr. Offir will be responsible for all of Jones' direct to consumer businesses, including company-owned and e-commerce retail.

Both Mr. Paterno and Mr. Offir will report directly to Richard Dickson, President and Chief Executive Officer of Branded Businesses. Dina Battipaglia, Group President of Handbags, and Fran Lukas, Group President of Jones Jewelry Group will also report to Mr. Dickson.

This reorganization follows the departures of Andrew Cohen, formerly Chief Executive Officer of Footwear, Accessories and Retail, and Jay Friedman, who formerly led the company-owned retail business. Messrs. Cohen and Friedman have left the Company to pursue personal interests.

Mr. Dickson stated: "We congratulate Rick and Ron on these well deserved promotions. This management restructuring gives more dedicated leadership to these specific categories of business and will help The Jones Group continue to develop into a premier portfolio of brands in fashion."

Wesley Card, Chief Executive Officer of The Jones Group, stated: "We greatly appreciate Andy's and Jay's substantive contributions to The Jones Group. Both are fine and accomplished professionals, and we wish them only the best as they pursue their personal interests."

Jones Group Inc

Must ReadView All

Textiles | On 10th Dec 2016

India’s 2016-17 cotton import to touch 17 lakh bales

The import of cotton from international markets by spinning mills in...

Textiles | On 10th Dec 2016

US textile & apparel imports fall 6.50% in Jan-Oct ’16

The import of textiles and apparel by United States dropped 6.50 per...

Textiles | On 10th Dec 2016

Indian textile hubs adopt cashless payment modes

The textile ministry is promoting cashless payment within the...

Interviews View All

Pratik Bachkaniwala
Palod Himson Machines

Fabric processing machines are picking up

Veronique Lee
Modavanti

‘Sustainable fashion is trending upwards, slowly but surely, as people...

Sanjay Yagnik
Maa Tex Speciality

‘We suggest reducing dosage of sizing chemicals to reduce sludge...

Mohammad Hassan
Biax Fiberfilm

About one in every 20 patients picks up an infection while hospitalised....

Johan Berlin
InvestKonsult Sweden AB

Investkonsult Sweden AB has been buying and selling second-hand textile...

Mark Paterson
Technical Absorbents Ltd

Mark Paterson, R&D manager of Technical Absorbents Ltd talks about Super...

Prathyusha Garimella
Prathyusha Garimella

Hyderabad-based designer Prathyusha Garimella is known for blending...

Bani Batra

Bani Batra’s couture wedding collection is inspired by traditional Indian...

Karan Arora
Karan Arora

Bridal couture created with rich Indian heritage, exquisite craftsmanship...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH
December 2016

December 2016

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

SUBSCRIBE


Browse Our Archives

GO


Advanced Search