Kantra named VP of product development for Tommy Hilfiger Watches

Movado Group Inc. appointed Ann Kantra to the position of vice president of product development for the Tommy Hilfiger Watch division. In this position, Kantra is responsible for directing all product development activities for the brand. She reports to Harvey Driansky, senior vice president of product development for Movado Group, Inc.

“Ann’s broad experience in the accessories industry will help us build on the strength of the Tommy Hilfiger Watch brand. Her strong consumer focus, strategic process orientation and design vision will be particularly advantageous as we grow the Tommy Hilfiger Watch division,” said Driansky.

Ms. Kantra most recently served as Vice President of Design, Accessories for Ann Taylor, Inc. from 1997 to 2001. She was the Director of Design, Accessories for the company from 1994 to 1997. She was an Accessories Buyer at Henri Bendel from 1992 to 1994, and held several product development and marketing positions at Victoria Creations from 1989 to 1992.

Movado Group, Inc. designs, manufactures, and distributes Movado, Concord, ESQ, and Coach watches worldwide and operates Movado boutiques and Company stores in the United States. The Company launched a line of Tommy Hilfiger watches in spring 2001.