PHILADELPHIA, March 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Steven Lagos, named Chairman & Creative Director; Chris Cullen promoted to CEO; Isabelle Scarchilli promoted to VP, Marketing; Amanda Willinger promoted to VP, Digital & E-Commerce; Diana Nichols hired as Sales Director.
These changes follow the consistent, profitable growth and strategic refocus of LAGOS, the designer fine jewelry brand.
"I am happy to announce the promotion of four outstanding executives on our management team and my new role with the company. Thanks to the strong growth we are enjoying, we are putting more resources into design, marketing and distribution to fully take advantage of the timeless appeal of our designs and the exciting dynamics shaping tomorrow's market places," Steven Lagos said.
Steven Lagos – CEO & Creative Director since the foundation of LAGOS in 1977 will focus on his roles as Chairman and Creative Director. Steve was one of the first to create the "Designer Fine Jewelry" category when he launched LAGOS first collection at Neiman Marcus in 1985.
Chris Cullen – President for the last seven years, is promoted to CEO with enlarged attributions and responsibilities. Chris has driven the strategic redirection of LAGOS and is in charge of attaining the ambitious growth targets in coming years.
Isabelle Scarchilli – Director of Marketing for the last four years is promoted to Vice President, Marketing. Isabelle is executing the new brand strategy and will further build the awareness, relevance & esteem of the LAGOS brand going forward.
Amanda Willinger – Director of Ecommerce since one year is promoted to Vice President, Digital & E-Commerce. Amanda will take on broader responsibilities as she continues to drive LAGOS thrust into tomorrow's digital markets.
Diana Nichols – is appointed Sales Director in a newly created position at LAGOS. Diana will direct the increased efforts being devoted to improving and enlarging the LAGOS footprint at the POS in select leading luxury retailers.
About LAGOS: In 1977 LAGOS was founded in Philadelphia by artist and master jeweler Steven Lagos. The brand pioneered a new category of jewelry, between fashion and fine jewelry. In 1984 LAGOS introduced what has become its signature design: Caviar. From Caviar bracelets to new collections, the brand conveys a vision of bold femininity and ignites the desire to own classic, iconic jewelry. LAGOS is available at independent jewelers and fine retailers including Neiman Marcus, Bloomingdale's, Nordstrom, and LAGOS.com.