Stuart Weitzman Announces New President of Global Retail

NEW YORK, April 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Stuart Weitzman Holdings, LLC announced today that Alyssa Mishcon has joined as President, Global Retail. Mishcon will oversee all aspects of the global retail business including customer experience and relationship management, strategic operations development, merchandising and international retail growth. She will report directly to Wayne Kulkin, CEO, and will be based out of international headquarters in New York City.

Mishcon brings more than 15 years of experience in multi-channel luxury brands, working most recently as President of Thomas Pink Inc., LVMH Fashion Group and then previously as Vice President Strategy, Merchandising & Retail at TAG Heuer, LVHM Watch & Jewelry Division. 

"We are elated to have Alyssa join us as President of Global Retail. She brings a variety of talents to our organization that will continue and accelerate our domestic and international growth," said Wayne Kulkin, CEO. "Alyssa's strategic skills mixed with a passion for retail will create tremendous momentum."

A little obsessed with shoes.

Stuart Weitzman, a global leader in designer footwear, operates 45 retail stores across the United States, including New York, Beverly Hills, Chicago, Boston and Las Vegas. The company also has 75 international stores, 14 international shop-in-shops, and e-commerce sites in the United States, Canada, Europe and Hong Kong. Stuart Weitzman footwear and accessories are sold in more than 70 countries. Stuart Weitzman Holdings, LLC is a portfolio company of Sycamore Partners.

A luxury brand built upon the idea of creating a beautifully-constructed shoe, Stuart Weitzman's main objective has always been to merge fashion and function. The first thing a women puts on in the morning and the last thing she takes off at night, founder and designer Stuart Weitzman's shoes are engineered to feel as good as they look and to look as good as they feel.