Eddie Borgo Names CEO

Jewelry designer Eddie Borgo has named Jessica Kates its first-ever CEO, according to a report in Women’s Wear Daily. (Subscription required.)

Borgo told WWD he will now take the title of creative director and chairman.

While the company did not respond to a request for comment, Kates has listed the title on her LinkedIn page. She previously served as the company’s chief financial officer and chief operating officer.

A Harvard Business School graduate, Kates joined Borgo in 2012, after a stint as CFO at online retailer Folica.com.

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