NEW YORK, Oct. 13, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Informa Markets Fashion announced today the next step in the group’s evolving strategic business direction with elevation of key talent into new roles and developing new teams. Informa’s Fashion portfolio brings together leading fashion brands and retailers in highly curated and expertly merchandised marketplaces, which ultimately serve to present consumers with the latest in quality apparel, footwear, accessories, and lifestyle products each season and at every price point . With the September 1st launch of its inaugural digital trade event in partnership with NuORDER, the group’s expanded catalog of product offerings, elevation of key talent, reorganization of teams, and newly bolstered areas of expertise will further support its investment in digital ventures and mission to provide the fashion B2B industry with greater commerce opportunities and unparalleled industry connectivity.
As part of the elevation of key talent, Kelly Helfman, who has expertly run WWDMAGIC, PROJECT WOMENS, STITCH, POOLTRADESHOW, MICAM Americas and Sourcing @ MAGIC, will take on an expanded role as Commercial President for Informa Markets Fashion, reporting to Nancy Walsh, President of Informa Markets Fashion. Helfman’s new role will include additional oversight of the group’s contemporary women’s division, COTERIE, as well as the Men’s division, allowing for more centralized, strategic oversight of the entire Informa Markets Fashion portfolio of brands and market segments they serve.
Jason Peskin has been elevated to Vice President, Events & Corporate Development, where he will oversee the commercial side of the men’s portfolio of brands, as well as lead a team focused on generating new market opportunities, strategic projects, and new avenues for commercial expansion. In this hybrid role, Peskin will report to Kelly Helfman for the Men’s division and Nancy Walsh for corporate development.
Jordan Rudow has been promoted to Vice President of Events, overseeing the