Entries by E.A. Hughes

Tapping Non-Department Store Talent, Nordstrom Names Tesco, Expedia Executive To Top Technology Post

Excerpt from Forbes, August 7, 2018 “Mesrobian’s tech experience, particularly from Expedia, which has a lightning response to all inquiries regarding their services, is what retail needs to harness: quick response in all aspects—customer facing, as well as the operational piece, such as [product] sourcing and delivery,” she told me. And while it might seem […]

J.C. Penney’s Latest Challenge: CEO to Exit

Excerpt from WWD, May 23, 2018  http://wwd.com/business-news/retail/penneys-ceo-departs-1202679192/ “Marvin is leaving behind a good team of people in the office of the chairman to sustain the business until they find a new leader. It’s a solid office of the chairman with executives with skills that complement each others,” observed Elaine Hughes, founder and ceo of E.A. […]

Bob Marchant joins E.A. Hughes & Co.

E.A. Hughes Appoints Bob Marchant as Vice President E.A. Hughes Names Head of Los Angeles Office November 16, 2017  Executive search firm, E.A. Hughes & Co., has appointed Bob Marchant as vice president and director of its Los Angeles office. “Patience pays off, and after knowing of Bob and his unique consultative abilities for many […]

What to Watch: The CFO Rotation

According to Elaine Hughes, founder and chief executive officer of executive search firm E.A. Hughes & Co., “The cfo is the financial ‘consigliere’ and strategist to the ceo as well as to the board. The job requires a new level of sophistication.” Excerpt from WWD.com – August 22, 2017 Article by: Vicki M Young (paid […]

Ralph Lauren Talks ‘Partnership’ in Naming New CEO

Excerpt from WWD, May 18, 2017ralph-lauren-talks-partnership-naming-new-ceo “But Elaine Hughes, chief executive officer of E.A. Hughes, an executive search firm, was positive about Louvet’s hiring. “The good news for most of these package goods people, the shift has happened where branding is so important, and they’re experts at that. They understand how to develop sustainable brands, […]

E.A. Hughes & Co. Places Chief Digital Officer at Citizen Watch America

April 14, 2017 – Executive search firm E.A. Hughes & Co. has placed former Ralph Lauren executive Barbara Garces as chief digital officer (CDO) of Citizen Watch America. Recruiting partner Ann MacCarthy led the assignment. In this new role, Ms. Garces will lead the development and implementation of the company’s digital strategy across all Citizen […]

Change in Fashion’s C-suite

Excerpt from WWD.com – March 20, 2017 Article by Evan Clark (paid subscription required) “The problems plaguing the industry have more to do with the historic structural sustainability of these organizations than the single individual at the helm, particularly if at the helm there’s been a succession of changes over a short period of time,” […]