PARAMUS, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 3, 2014--
Movado Group, Inc. (NYSE:MOV) today announced the addition of Jo An
Lawson as General Manager of Wearable Devices. Ms. Lawson, based in San
Francisco, will lead the Company’s wearable device strategic alliance
expansion initiatives, reporting to Rick Coté, Vice Chairman and Chief
Operating Officer. Ms. Lawson comes to Movado with significant brand and
marketing experience, having worked with technology leader Apple, Inc.
for nine years. Most recently, Ms. Lawson served as a Marketing
Strategist at West Studios, a multi-disciplinary strategy and creative
collective, acting as interim VP of Marketing for some of the world's
most revolutionary technology companies.
Rick Coté stated, “I am very pleased that Jo is joining Movado Group.
Her proven track record and background in marketing and brand
development for the technology sector, including her significant
experience at Apple Inc., brings an additional set of competencies to
the Movado Group team. We are excited to have Jo on board to lead the
further development of our wearable device initiatives, which will
position us to extend our brand reach and provide a new avenue for
growth for our Company.”
In her role as General Manager of Wearable Devices at Movado Group, Ms.
Lawson will be responsible for identifying unique opportunities for the
Company in the technology arena, and developing strategic alliances that
will position the Company to launch wearable device products consistent
with its luxury product branding philosophy.
Prior to her most recent position at West Studios, Ms. Lawson has held
various technology focused marketing positions of increasing
responsibility at Apple Inc. beginning in 2003, with her last position
as Director, Global Retail Marketing and Brand Experience. Earlier in
her career, Ms. Lawson worked at Deloitte Consulting as a Senior
About Movado Group, Inc.
Movado Group, Inc. designs, sources, and distributes MOVADO®, EBEL®,
CONCORD®, ESQ® Movado, COACH®, TOMMY HILFIGER®, HUGO BOSS®, JUICY
COUTURE®, LACOSTE® and SCUDERIA FERRARI® watches worldwide, and operates
Movado company stores in the United States.
Source: Movado Group, Inc.
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