RICHARDSON, Texas, Dec. 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Fossil Group, Inc.
(NASDAQ: FOSL) (the "Company" or "Fossil Group"), a global design,
marketing, distribution and innovation company, today announced
Melissa Lowenkron will join the
company as Senior Vice President and General Manager, Fossil Brand.
In this newly created role, Melissa will be responsible for brand
strategy, product design and marketing.
Ms. Lowenkron has spent more than two decades with the Neiman
Marcus Group, where she successfully built omnichannel businesses
across a wide range of men's and women's categories. In her most
recent role as Senior Vice President and General Merchandise
Manager at Neiman Marcus, she led the handbag and accessories,
women's footwear, jewelry and beauty businesses.
"Melissa's extensive leadership experience with luxury
retailers, including Neiman Marcus and Bergdorf Goodman, makes her
the perfect leader to continue to drive growth for Fossil," said
Kosta Kartsotis, Fossil Group
Chairman and CEO. "Her fashion, product and consumer insights
across a wide range of categories will allow us to continue to
capitalize on the brand's momentum."
"Fossil is an iconic brand that I have always admired. It has an
incredible history and an exciting future ahead," said Ms.
Lowenkron. "I am thrilled to have the opportunity to join the
Fossil team as we continue to build momentum through best-in-class
product development, category intensification, customer engagement
and our digital transformation."
With this appointment, Steve
Evans, Executive Vice President and Chief Brand Officer, will focus all of his efforts on
growing Fossil Group's other owned and licensed brands.
About Fossil Group, Inc.
Fossil Group, Inc. is a
global design, marketing, distribution, and innovation company
specializing in lifestyle accessories. Under a diverse portfolio of
owned and licensed brands, our offerings include traditional
watches, smartwatches, jewelry, handbags, small leather goods,
belts, and sunglasses. We are committed to delivering the best in
design and innovation across our owned brands, Fossil, Michele,
Relic, Skagen, and Zodiac, and licensed brands, Armani Exchange,
Diesel, DKNY, Emporio Armani, kate spade new york, Michael Kors,
PUMA, and Tory Burch. We bring each
brand story to life through an extensive distribution network
across numerous geographies, categories, and channels. Certain
press release and SEC filing information concerning the Company is
also available at www.fossilgroup.com.
SOURCE Fossil Group, Inc.