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Capri appoints Hannah Colman as Jimmy Choo CEO

Sep 2, 2020 United Kingdom
Capri appoints Hannah Colman as Jimmy Choo CEO
Company veteran Hannah Colman has been nominated as Jimmy Coo's new CEO. She started at the brand 24 years ago, as store manager at the brand's first boutique, in London
"Hannah has been instrumental in Jimmy Choo’s growth with her instinctive vision for the brand. She has done an outstanding job leading the business during a highly challenging and unprecedented time. I have every faith that she will continue to lead Jimmy Choo to even greater heights. Our company has an excellent team in place and I am confident that under Hannah’s leadership the brand will continue to go from strength to strength", commented John D. Idol, Capri’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.

Sandra Choi, Founder and Creative Director of Jimmy Choo, added; “Hannah and I have worked together since the start of our fashion luxury house. I couldn’t be happier that she will now lead our company as we continue to grow Jimmy Choo as one of the most important British luxury brands in the world. We share the same vision for the future of this brand that we both love.”

Hannah Colman, Chief Executive Officer of Jimmy Choo, concluded: “Having been part of the Jimmy Choo team since 1996 I am thrilled to be leading such an iconic British luxury house. Working alongside Sandra over the last few months as Interim CEO has been a great experience and it is a privilege to lead such a talented team who have done an incredible job of steering the brand through the events of this year. I take the responsibility of writing the next chapter of this remarkable luxury house incredibly seriously and couldn’t be more excited by the opportunity”.

Ms. Colman has one of company’s earliest employees joining 24 years ago as Store Manager in the first boutique on Motcomb Street, London. From there she went on to serve in a number of roles including most recently President EMEA and Global E-commerce. Currently she has been serving as Interim CEO.

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