The group’s licensing division will focus on acquiring the worldwide exclusive licensing rights for all fashion categories from leading global luxury brands.
“Steven Barbery has continually proven his skill and vision by building our timepieces business to its current position as the largest distributor of luxury fashion Swiss Made watches in North America,” says Adam Freede, chief executive officer, MadaLuxe Group. “He has been promoted to this new role to continue leading that growth and to oversee all operations of our MadaLuxe licensing arm in addition to MadaLuxeTime.com, our full-price ecommerce channel for timepieces, which will grow into a multicategory full-line business. We’re extremely confident in his ability to advance our business as we continue to expand into new categories and areas of operation.”
Prior to joining MadaLuxe, Barbery served as vice president luxury brands at Fossil, Inc., for Burberry, Michele and Zodiac watches globally. He also served as Fossil’s vice president, retail sales for North America and launched Tom Ford for Marcolin Eyewear during his tenure in the role. He holds a BS in Business from Washington and Lee University.
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