David Yurman Snags LVMH, Anthropologie Veterans

David Yurman has recruited three new executives to take over its marketing and retail divisions.

William Paretti has been appointed chief marketing officer. He previously served as vice president of marketing at Moet Hennessey, a subsidiary of LVMH. Before that, Paretti was vice president of media services at LVMH Moet Hennessey Louis Vuitton, covering the United States, Canada, and Latin America.

Brendon Lynch has been appointed vice president of retail. He joins the company following a 17-year tenure at Anthropologie, where he most recently served as executive director of retail. During his time at the company, the business grew from two to 173 stores, with global sales of nearly $1 billion annually.

Ruth Sommers joins as a consultant overseeing supply chain and product development. Before founding her own company, Noi Solutions, in 2009, Sommers served as chief sourcing and production officer for American Eagle, and managing director for the overseas offices of Ann Taylor. 

The three appointments were announced by CEO Glen Senk, who joined the company after serving as CEO of Urban Outfitters.