// Capri Holdings names Joshua Schulman chief executive of Michael Kors
// In September 2022 Schulman will also succeed John Idol as chief executive of Capri Holdings
Capri Holdings has appointed Joshua Schulman as chief executive of the Michael Kors brand.
Schulman will also succeed John Idol as chief executive of Capri Holdings in September 2022 when Idol will step up to executive chairman.
Initially, Schulman will be responsible for all aspects of the Michael Kors brand and will report directly to Idol.
Schulman previously worked with Tapestry where he was president and chief executive of the retailer Coach.
Prior to that, he worked with Neiman Marcus Group as president of Bergdorf Goodman and also took on responsibility for Neiman Marcus Group International following its acquisition of MyTheresa.com in 2014.
Schulman is also a former chief executive of Jimmy Choo and has held senior positions at Yves Saint Laurent and Gucci.
“I am thrilled to have Josh join Capri Holdings as CEO of the Michael Kors brand. Josh is an outstanding leader with brand retail experience, industry depth and a proven track record of successfully operating and growing luxury brands,” : Idol said.
“Josh’s appointment is part of a thoughtfully planned leadership succession. Over the course of the next year, Josh will immerse himself in the Michael Kors brand.
“The board and I are confident in Josh’s unique abilities to lead Capri Holdings. His results driven leadership style and passion for building consumer-centric global brands will be instrumental in maximising the full potential of our three luxury fashion houses.”
Schulman said: “I am delighted to join Capri as CEO of Michael Kors,”
“I have long admired Michael’s design vision and how the brand creates timeless fashion and embodies jet set glamour. I look forward to working closely with him and the talented Michael Kors management team to build upon the long-standing success of the brand.”