Michael Kors names Don Witkowski as president of mens
He will rejoin the company on 4 January and will report to Michael Kors chairman and chief executive John Idol in his new role.
“Don has been in the men’s apparel business for over 25 years and comes to us with a wealth of knowledge, expertise and strong relationships in this space,” said Idol. “He will help us continue to lead the men’s business into the next stage of growth. We are committed to developing this sector and feel that Don will seamlessly drive it forward.”
Witkowski most recently spent five years at John Varvato where he worked as the vice president of merchandising. Prior to that, he held executive positions at Donna Karan, Nautica, Miss Sixty and Barneys.
He added: “It’s an exciting time for the brand, and for the Michael Kors menswear business in particular. They have laid the foundation for what promises to be strong growth in an area with enormous potential. I look forward to joining this talented team.”
In other news, the brand has recently has opened a new Michael Kors Lifestyle store at the Intu Milton Keynes shopping centre.
Spanning 2,177 square feet, the store will stock footwear and accessories including handbags and small leather goods. It will also carry a range of watches, eyewear and fragrances.
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