THE WHAT? Kate Shone has been appointed into the newly created role of Vice President of Communications and Community Engagement for Kering Americas, according to a report by WWD.com.
THE DETAILS Shone will report to Laurent Claquin, President of Kering Americas, and Valerie Duport, Chief Communications Officer in Paris.
THE WHY? Shone has extensive communications experience within the beauty and personal care industries, having previously worked as Vice President of Public Relations and Head of Social Media Initiatives for Fragrance and Beauty for Chanel.
The executive also previously worked for L’Oréal Luxury Products Division, where she ran the U.S. public relations and global communications for its Lancôme and Ralph Lauren Fragrance brands, respectively.