PARAMUS, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 5, 2014--
Movado Group, Inc. (NYSE:MOV) today announced the promotion of Julian
Addison to President of Movado Group Asia Pacific, effective May 1,
2014. Mr. Addison, previously head of global value chain operations,
will be co-located in Hong Kong and the US and will report to Rick Cote,
President and Chief Operating Officer, of Movado Group, Inc.
Rick Cote stated, “We are pleased to announce Julian’s well-earned
promotion to President of Movado Group Asia Pacific. Julian’s multiple
roles at Movado Group have given him tremendous exposure to all aspects
of the Company’s global business. He is a strong leader, with a
demonstrated track record of developing strategies, building global
organizations and delivering sustainable results. We are confident in
Julian’s ability to lead the strategies that position Movado Group to
capitalize on the significant market expansion opportunity that exists
for us in this area of the world.”
In his new role, Mr. Addison will be responsible for leading the Movado
Group Asia Pacific teams, developing corporate strategies for the region
and strengthening the regional alignment and coordination of the
Company’s brands, operations and licensing partnerships. These efforts
are expected to further accelerate the Company’s growth within the Asia
Mr. Addison joined Movado Group in 2004, and has held various leadership
roles in finance & strategy, sales & inventory planning and most
recently, global value chain operations. Prior to Movado Group, Mr.
Addison worked at Rothschild, an independent investment bank
headquartered in London. Mr. Addison holds a doctorate from the
University of Oxford, UK.
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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