Michael Kors owner hires chief information officer

Capri Holdings Alejandro Martinez-Galindo Dave Kardesh Thomas Edwards
// Capri Holdings hires Alejandro Martinez-Galindo as chief information officer
// Martinez-Galindo will succeed Dave Kardesh on March 8
// Most recently, he was the chief information officer of US giant Walgreens

Michael Kors owner Capri Holdings has welcomed Alejandro Martinez-Galindo as chief information officer of the global fashion luxury group.

Martinez-Galindo will succeed Dave Kardesh on March 8 and will report to executive vice president and chief executive Thomas Edwards.

Most recently, Martinez-Galindo was the chief information officer of US giant Walgreens, where he is credited for leading a comprehensive transformation of the company’s retail digital platform.


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“Alejandro brings significant experience leading global retail digital transformations, large-scale enterprise systems implementations and data analytics innovation,” Edwards said.

“His strong track record over a broad range of industries and focus on driving business results will help accelerate Capri Holdings continued digital and ecommerce evolution.”

Martinez-Galindo added: “I am incredibly excited to join Capri Holdings and look forward to helping implement the next generation of digital innovation at the company.

“Building on the dramatic increase in consumer engagement Capri’s luxury brands are currently experiencing, I believe there is a unique opportunity to accelerate this trend leveraging the convergence of technology and customer experience across all touch points.”

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