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We Should Celebrate International Women’s Day — But We Shouldn’t Be Satisfied

This International Women’s Day, as people across the world reflect on and honor the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women, the fashion industry has good reason to celebrate.
In the past year alone, dozens of footwear and apparel sellers — including Nike, Reebok, Famous Footwear, Walmart, JCPenney, Hudson’s Bay and LVMH — have hired women leaders to high-ranking posts.
Walmart in July appointed Janey Whiteside to the newly created role of EVP and chief customer officer and also named Barbara Messing its new SVP and chief marketing officer. Neiman Marcus Group in June appointed Darcy Penick president 
of Bergdorf Goodman and fashion conglomerate LVMH recently hired and promoted a string of female leaders, including naming Louis Vuitton’s communications and events director Jenny Galimberti to the post of CEO of Jonathan Anderson in September.
On the footwear side, Famous Footwear tapped former The Walt Disney Co. exec Molly Adams as its new president last year — following the retirement of longtime leader Rick Ausik. Meanwhile, Saucony in May named industry veteran Anne Cavassa its new president and Reebok, in June, appointed former Cast Collective executive Karen Reuther as its global creative director. Former Crayola executive Melanie Boulden became the Adidas-owned brand’s VP

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Via:: https://footwearnews.com/2019/business/opinion-analysis/international-womens-day-data-statistics-history-analysis-1202758687/