MICHAEL KORS APPOINTS ROBIN GENDRON AS PRESIDENT, MICHAEL KORS EMEA
Capri Holdings Limited (NYSE:CPRI), a global fashion luxury group, today announced the appointment, effective June 1st, of Robin Gendron as President of Michael Kors EMEA, reporting to John D. Idol, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Capri Holdings.
Mr. Gendron has been with Michael Kors for more than 15 years, starting in the company’s Montreal office, then moving to the US as the Vice President of Footwear Sales. He subsequently moved to London to lead Wholesale and Merchandising for the EMEA region, and in his most recent role held the position of Senior Vice President – Retail, ECOM and Operations for EMEA.
John D. Idol, the Company’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, said, “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. 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.”
Mr. Gendron said, “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.”