Abercrombie & Fitch expands global management team
Abercrombie & Fitch has appointed Daniel Le Vesconte and Olga Wu to lead its respective EMEA and Asia Pacific regions.
The new group vice presidents will both report to Kristin Scott, Abercrombie’s president of global brands. They will be responsible for implementing the company’s brand strategies to drive growth in their local markets.
Le Vesconte has joined the company from Dr. Martens where he was president of EMEA. Prior to that, he worked for a number of global companies including VF Corporation where he led the Vans and Reef brands’ European market entry and growth.
Meanwhile, Wu previously worked as general manager of Timberland in China. Other prior positions have included managing director of KFC Taiwan.
Fran Horowitz, chief executive of Abercrombie & Fitch, said: “As we seek to drive global growth and adapt our playbooks for markets around the world, we’re investing in our international teams to drive further closeness to our customers in every region.
“We are pleased to welcome Dan and Olga to our A&F team; they each bring deep experience and understanding of consumer behaviour and brand leadership across their respective regions.”
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