Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Coach names Kevin G Wills as new chief financial officer

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International luxury retailer Coach has named Kevin G Wills as its new chief financial officer, replacing Jane Nielsen who left the brand in August last year.

Wills, who joins Coach in March, will move from AlixPartners LLP, where he served as managing director and chief financial officer since March 2014.

Prior to AlixPartners, he was with US retail company Saks Incorporated for nearly 16 years in various finance, strategic-planning, administration and operations positions – including stints as executive vice president and chief financial officer.


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Coach chief executive Victor Luis said: “Kevin brings nearly 30 years of broad-based and relevant retail and finance experience to Coach. His expertise and strong operational track record make him a valuable addition to the leadership team.

“As we continue to execute our transformation plan, I have confidence that in Kevin we are adding a proven strategic business partner who will be an important part of Coach’s next chapter of growth as a multi-brand company.”

Andrea Shaw Resnick, who has been tge interim chief financial officer since Nielsen’s departure, will continue as global head of investor relations and corporate communications once Wills joins the retailer. 

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