Atwood Beefs Up Exec Ranks

On the heels of his sale to The Jones Group Inc., Brian Atwood is adding new talent to his team.

The designer exclusively revealed to Footwear News on Monday that he has tapped Savvas Kaminarides as SVP of global sales, a newly created position. Most recently, Kaminarides was VP of wholesale at Jimmy Choo, where he worked for 10 years.
 
“We are thrilled to welcome the tremendous talent of Savvas Kaminarides,” said Richard Dickson, president and CEO of branded businesses for Jones Group. “Savvas’ appointment is an important step in achieving the global vision we have for the brand, and it underscores our commitment to establishing The Jones Group as the leading global fashion company defined by premier brands led by exceptional talent.”