// Capri Holdings hires Hannah Colman as Jimmy Choo CEO
// Colman has worked with Jimmy Choo for 24 years
// She will succeed Pierre Denis
Capri Holdings has appointed a new chief executive for luxury footwear retailer Jimmy Choo.
Hannah Colman will succeed Pierre Denis who stepped down in February, and will report to Capri Holdings chairman and chief executive John Idol.
Colman has worked with Jimmy Choo for 24 years, initially as the store manager of the brand’s first boutique on London’s Motcomb Street.
She has also worked in a number of roles including president of EMEA and global ecommerce.
She is currently serving as the company’s interim chief executive.
“Hannah has been instrumental in Jimmy Choo’s growth with her instinctive vision for the brand,” Idol said.
“She has done an outstanding job leading the business during a highly challenging and unprecedented time.
“I have every faith that she will continue to lead Jimmy Choo to even greater heights. Our company has an excellent team in place and I am confident that under Hannah’s leadership the brand will continue to go from strength to strength.”
Jimmy Choo founder and creative director Sandra Choi said: “Hannah and I have worked together since the start of our fashion luxury house.”
“I couldn’t be happier that she will now lead our company as we continue to grow Jimmy Choo as one of the most important British luxury brands in the world. We share the same vision for the future of this brand that we both love.”