Coach, Inc, a leading New York design house of modern luxury accessories and lifestyle brands, has appointed Annabelle Yu Long to the company's Board of Directors.
Annabelle Long currently serves as chief executive, Bertelsmann China Corporate Center, and managing partner of Bertelsmann Asia Investments. Formerly, Long was a principal at Bertelsmann Digital Media Investments. She joined the international media, services, and education company via the Bertelsmann Entrepreneurs Program in 2005. She is an active member of the World Economic Forum's Young Global Leaders Advisory Council and is also a member of its Global Agenda Council on the Future of Media, Entertainment, and Information. She serves on the Board of Directors of both BitAuto and China Distance Education.
Victor Luis, chief executive officer of Coach, Inc., said, “We are extremely pleased that Annabelle Long has agreed to join our Board. As Coach continues its transformation into a global modern luxury lifestyle brand, Annabelle's strong business acumen, insight about the Chinese consumer and knowledge of and experience with the media landscape in China, coupled with her track record of investing in digital and lifestyle companies, will bring unique value to the Coach board.”
Long said, “I am excited to be joining the Board of Directors of one of the most respected brands in the world. I look forward to supporting Coach and its strategies to transform into a leading luxury lifestyle brand and drive long-term sustainable growth.” (GK)
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