The personnel carousel spins at Hunter: Chief Commercial Officer, Wendy Svarre, will be leaving the brand at the end of June. She has been with the company since June 2008. Vincent Wauters, CEO, will be assuming her responsibilities as CCO. New Executive Vice President of the brand, Sallie Scripter, will assume leadership of the Americas region with immediate effect.
Scripter spent more than ten years at LVMH working as Senior Vice President for both retail development and RTW at Marc Jacobs International, before being appointed as President of Footwear Boutique Brands for the Jones Group. She joins from her own consultancy, where she provided strategic brand development in retail, e-commerce and global wholesale distribution.
New on board is also Tracy Solomons who has joined Hunter in a newly created position, Customer Engagement Director. As member of the Senior Leadership Team, she will oversee omnichannel customer engagement, including responsibility for e-commerce, retail, merchandising and digital marketing. Solomons joins from Uniqlo, where she spent the last 7 years, most recently as Director Customer Experience.
Also leaving is Hunter’s Design Director, Niall Sloan. He has been with Hunter since April 2013.