This Day On The Street
Continue to site
This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here

Stuart Weitzman Promotes Wayne Kulkin To Vice Chairman

NEW YORK, Aug. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Stuart Weitzman today announced that it has expanded its executive bench with the promotion of Wayne Kulkin to the newly created position of Vice Chairman, effective immediately.  Mr. Kulkin was formerly President and will continue to report to Stuart Weitzman, Executive Chairman of Stuart Weitzman.

This announcement is part of the company's plan to execute on strategies that will achieve the next phase of growth for the Stuart Weitzman brand, among them will be international growth in retail, wholesale and ecommerce channels as well as product extensions.

"Wayne has been a true partner over the last 22 years," said Executive Chairman, Stuart Weitzman.  "His passion and creativity have contributed to consistent improvement and growth, year after year.  I have the utmost confidence that Wayne is the right person to help manage our development and growth strategy."

As part of Stuart Weitzman's planned expansion across all channels, additional executive roles will be created, including the position of a Global President to be named at a later date, reporting to Mr. Kulkin.  The search for the Global President is being handled by Kirk Palmer & Associates.

"Recruiting executives with managerial acumen to support the growth of Stuart Weitzman is essential to a successful expansion.  I am confident in our brand's ability to attract top talent," concluded Mr. Weitzman.  

Stuart Weitzman is a division of The Jones Group (NYSE: JNY).

ABOUT STUART WEITZMAN HOLDINGS LLC A little obsessed with shoes.

Stuart Weitzman Holdings LLC (, a global leader in designer footwear, operates 40 retail stores across the United States, including New York, Beverly Hills, Chicago, Boston and Las Vegas.  The company also has 42 international stores, and is sold in more than 70 countries. Each and every Stuart Weitzman shoe is handcrafted in company-owned factories in Elda, Spain.

A luxury brand built upon the idea of creating a beautifully constructed shoe, Founder & Designer, Stuart Weitzman's main objective has always been to merge fashion and function. The first thing a woman puts on in the morning and the last thing she takes off at night, his shoes are designed to feel as good as they look, and to look as good as they feel. This vision is what inspired the brand's current advertising campaign featuring Russian supermodel Natalia Vodianova. Shot in black and white by renowned fashion photographer Mario Testino, this minimalist approach showcases the relationship between a woman and her shoes.

Stuart Weitzman's dedication to fusing luxury, design and comfort has earned him accolades from editors and stylists in the fashion world to countless shoe lovers, including top celebrities across the globe. His alluring stilettos are a familiar sight at red carpet events from the Oscars to the Emmys, and his coveted bridal styles have been the glass slipper for brides around the world.

1 of 2

Check Out Our Best Services for Investors

Action Alerts PLUS

Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer and Director of Research Jack Mohr reveal their investment tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
Quant Ratings

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
Stocks Under $10

David Peltier uncovers low dollar stocks with serious upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
14-Days Free
Only $9.95
14-Days Free
Dividend Stock Advisor

David Peltier identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

Product Features:
  • Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
  • Updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Trifecta Stocks

Every recommendation goes through 3 layers of intense scrutiny—quantitative, fundamental and technical analysis—to maximize profit potential and minimize risk.

Product Features:
  • Model Portfolio
  • Intra Day Trade alerts
  • Access to Quant Ratings
Real Money

More than 30 investing pros with skin in the game give you actionable insight and investment ideas.

Product Features:
  • Access to Jim Cramer's daily blog
  • Intraday commentary and news
  • Real-time trading forums
Only $49.95
14-Days Free
14-Days Free
AAPL $94.65 -0.38%
FB $98.34 -1.40%
GOOG $674.24 -1.20%
TSLA $146.89 -0.74%
YHOO $26.70 -1.30%


Chart of I:DJI
DOW 15,931.07 -95.98 -0.60%
S&P 500 1,835.95 -17.49 -0.94%
NASDAQ 4,229.8270 -53.9260 -1.26%

Free Reports

Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs