New CEOs for Kate Spade and Stuart Weitzman

Worldwide
Published:  20 February, 2020

Tapestry has announced a series of new global appointments to the senior management teams of the Kate Spade, Stuart Weitzman and Coach brands.

Effective March 1, Liz Fraser has been named CEO and Brand President of Kate Spade. She will assume operational control of the brand from Joanne Crevoiserat, Tapestry’s Chief Financial Officer, who has been leading the brand in an interim capacity since December 2019. Since 2018, Fraser has been the President of Lafayette 148, a New York-based, vertically integrated, women’s fashion brand, where she was responsible for global sales and marketing, as well as design and merchandising, for apparel and accessories.

Giorgio Sarné, currently President, Tapestry Asia and President and CEO Coach Asia, will be promoted to CEO and Brand President of Stuart Weitzman. He will succeed Eraldo Poletto, the brand’s current CEO and Brand President, who has decided to leave the Company. Emmanuel Ruelland, currently Vice President, General Manager, Tapestry Southeast Asia and Oceania, will succeed Sarné as President of Coach Asia (Japan, Korea, Southeast Asia, Australia and New Zealand) and will report to Joshua Schulman, CEO and Brand President of Coach.

Yann Bozec, currently President, Tapestry China and President and CEO of Coach China, will be promoted to President, Tapestry Asia Pacific, while continuing as President and CEO of Coach China.