NEW YORK, Aug. 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- American based design house BUSCEMI is proud to announce the appointment of Rebecca Damavandi as Chief Executive Officer. Damavandi comes to BUSCEMI with 20 years of brand building and executive leadership experience with a special focus on the wholesale, retail and global merchandising sectors.
"I couldn't be more excited about Rebecca joining our team. I am thrilled to be working alongside such a talent. Her clear knowledge of where BUSCEMI needs to go and how we can get there will help unlock the brand's potential. I look forward to seeing what we can achieve together," says Creative Director, Jon Buscemi.
"I'm excited about the opportunity to partner with Jon and deliver a compelling product while building a best in class team, enhancing business performance and improving the customer experience," says Damavandi. "Jon and I have a clear vision of where we want BUSCEMI to go and I look forward to taking the brand to the next level."
Damavandi is an accomplished fashion executive with broad experience in global branding and product development with a proven track record of increasing global market share, competitive positioning and profitability. She previously worked at fashion houses Vince, fashion group Kellwood Company and Elie Tahari and is known for being a merchant driven leader who demonstrates the ability to increase sustainable growth across all product categories.
Rebecca's robust leadership and business expertise will enhance the BUSCEMI brand and customers alike as the brand sets to open their first flagship store during New York Fashion Week. As Rebecca puts together the company's strategic initiatives, the immediate areas of focus will be the growth and further developing of the women's collection and the relaunch of their ecommerce site which is set to launch exclusive styles later in the fall.
BUSCEMI is an American based, coveted global design house sold in 37 countries and in 118 doors including department, specialty and online stores worldwide. With headquarters in LA, a design studio in Italy and a global Paris sales showroom located on Rue Saint Honore, this men's, women's and children's footwear and small leather goods company exudes the ultimate form of style, culture and self-expressionism which was founded in 2013 by Jon Buscemi. For more information, please visit www.buscemi.com.