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Informa Markets Fashion Elevates Talent and New Teams, Taking the Next Step Forward in Business …

Informa Markets Fashion Elevates Talent and New Teams, Taking the Next Step Forward in Business …

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

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Informa Markets Fashion Elevates Talent and New Teams, Taking the Next Step Forward in Business Evolution

Informa Markets Fashion Elevates Talent and New Teams, Taking the Next Step Forward in Business Evolution

Informa Markets Fashion announces development of new roles dedicated to supporting strategic business direction and expanding product offering to better serve the fashion wholesale industry.

Kelly Helfman

Kelly Helfman
Kelly Helfman
Kelly Helfman

Jason Peskin

Jason Peskin
Jason Peskin
Jason Peskin

Jordan Rudow

Jordan Rudow
Jordan Rudow
Jordan Rudow

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

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Adding New Talent? 16 Key Steps Before Hiring

Adding New Talent? 16 Key Steps Before Hiring

Small businesses are like a family in a lot of ways. The members that make up the operating staff are as close as people who grew up together. But every business starts expanding sooner or later, and its responsibilities require more skills and attention than the small initial staff can offer. The result is that the business owner needs to look at hiring new people.

However, just because someone has the necessary qualifications does not mean they will be a good fit with your tight-knit team. Before hiring new personnel, you should think more about your company’s internal culture. The new hires will need to mesh with the existing company culture or else tensions will rise. As such, there are several other factors you should consider before hiring someone to your growing business. Below, 16 business owners from Forbes Business Council explore what you should keep in mind when hiring new talent.

1. Ensure Work Environment Match

When adding to their team, I believe the most crucial step an entrepreneur should take is analyzing their work environment and matching it with the history of the applicants. From my past experience, some of the internationally qualified managers that I hired in my first year as CEO were not able to instruct or communicate clearly with the local staff and field workers at our rurally located power plant. – Akshay Chawla, SPARK Green Energy Ahmednagar Pvt Ltd

2. Hire People Better Than You

Make sure to hire people who are better than yourself. This is by far your most important mission in order to grow your business. It might also be the trickiest part, which means you need to put lots

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