Stuart Weitzman Grows With Key Executives

"With an impressive understanding of the luxury goods market, Jonathan Lelonek will be a tremendous asset to the company," said Wayne Kulkin, Vice Chairman. "Lelonek's appointment is a significant first step in achieving the levels of domestic sales growth we envision over the next two years."

Samara Hodgson has joined the company as Vice President, Social and Digital Innovation, reporting to Duffy. Most recently, she was the Senior Producer on the Digital Technology & Innovation Team at Estee Lauder Inc. in New York, and prior to that role at Clemenger BBDO in Melbourne, Australia. An enhanced social media presence has been a focus for Stuart Weitzman in the 4th quarter and key efforts will continue to drive engagement and optimize the growing community of followers. In October, a four part film series, directed by James Franco and starring Petra Nemcova in her Stuart Weitzman shoes, debuted on Facebook & YouTube.

Additionally, to support the brand's hyper growth in Asia and to add to the Asia pacific infrastructure, the company is seeking talent for a newly developed role of Vice President of Marketing for Asia. This position will be based in China and report directly toSusan Duffy.

Stuart Weitzman is a division of The Jones Group (NYSE: JNY).