G-III Apparel Group has named Fran Della Badia as president of AM Retail Group, Inc., the G-III subsidiary that operates stores and websites for DKNY, Wilsons Leather, G.H. Bass and Karl Lagerfeld Paris, as well as stores for the Calvin Klein Performance brand.
Prior to joining AM Retail, Della Badia served as the CEO of Worth Collection, Ltd. and Bonobos, in addition to working for over 15 years at Coach, serving as the president of the label’s North American retail region from 2013 to 2015.
According to a press release, Della Badia has also recently provided consulting and advising to female-led start-ups.
“[Della Badia] comes to us with a wealth of experience,” said Morris Goldfarb, G-III’s chairman and chief executive officer.
“[Her] strong merchandising and operational skills will be an important asset to our goal of bringing these businesses back to profitability.”
This update to the company’s executive suite comes as G-III experiences a wave of positive sales, with its net sales hitting $1.07 billion in the third quarter.