Lea Rytz Goldman is stepping in as Tommy Hilfiger World Model President.
And he or she is bringing along with her 10 years of expertise from Hennes & Mauritz, bolstering the ranks of the fast-fashion veterans taking prime spots at guardian firm PVH Corp. below chief govt officer Stefan Larsson.
When she joins, by subsequent spring, Rytz Goldman will take over from Martijn Hagman, who has been CEO of Tommy Hilfiger international and been with the model for 12 years. He’ll retain his function as CEO of PVH Europe.
Rytz Goldman, who will report back to Larsson, received a giant welcome from Tommy Hilfiger himself, who’s the model’s principal designer and founder.
“My dream has all the time been the identical, to construct the Tommy Hilfger model into probably the most fascinating American life-style model on this planet in a means that stays acutely aware of our roots with a transparent and enthusiastic view to the longer term,” the designer stated. “Lea’s management embodies this, combining a robust model imaginative and prescient with disciplined execution to unleash model energy and drive sustained enterprise success. That is one thing Lea has demonstrated time and time once more in her profession, and I’m amazed at how she has stayed true to the core DNA of her manufacturers, whereas all the time evolving for the longer term.”
Rytz Goldmanis at present the managing director at H&M’s Cos enterprise, which she was credited for revitalizing. Earlier than that she repositioned H&M’s Arket model and spent greater than 20 years at different manufacturers in Europe.
Larsson — who got here to PVH by means of Ralph Lauren Corp., Previous Navy and, finally, H&M — stated: “Lea is a novel model and enterprise builder with an impressive monitor document of rising manufacturers and driving sustained, brand-accretive development globally. Tommy Hilfiger is likely one of the most iconic and beloved manufacturers on this planet and below Lea’s management, imaginative and prescient and drive, we can be nicely positioned to supercharge the worldwide development of the Tommy Hilfiger model, which is a key a part of the PVH+ Plan, our multi-year development plan.”
Among the many different fashion-fashion consultants introduced in at PVH are Inditex vet Eva Serrano, who’s Calvin Klein international model president, and former H&M govt David Savman, who’s govt vice chairman and chief provide chain officer.
Now it’s Rytz Goldman’s flip.
“Tommy Hilfiger is on a path of thrilling development, and I’m desperate to work with the Tommy Hilfiger and PVH groups to unlock the complete potential of the model,” she stated. “Tommy Hilfiger’s wealthy historical past and core values deeply resonate with me, and I sit up for constructing upon its distinctive heritage as we evolve the model for its subsequent development chapter.”