Michael Kors promotes retail vice president to EMEA president

Michael Kors Robin Gendron
Robin Gendron will report to Capri Holdings chairman and chief executive officer John D. Idol
// Michael Kors promotes retail and ecommerce EMEA vice president to EMEA president
// Robin Gendron will begin his new role on June 1
// He had joined Michael Kors over 15 years ago

Michael Kors has promoted Robin Gendron from retail, ecommerce and operations EMEA vice president to the role of EMEA president.

Gendron will begin his new role on June 1 and will report to Capri Holdings chairman and chief executive officer John D. Idol.

Gendron joined Michael Kors over 15 years ago and started his career with the company at its Montreal office.


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He subsequently moved to London to lead wholesale and merchandising for the EMEA region.

“Robin has deep roots in the Michael Kors brand and has proven himself to be a strong leader and innovative thinker as the company has grown exponentially over the past 15 years,” D. Idol said.

“He has an exceptional breadth of knowledge of all aspects of the business, from sales, retail and merchandising to ecommerce and operations. He is the ideal choice to lead Michael Kors EMEA into the future.”

Gendron added: “Michael has created one of the most successful and iconic global brands, and I am honored to continue to propel Michael’s vision and drive the business for the EMEA region.”

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