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Capri Holdings appoints new Chief Information Officer

Tom Shearsmith
03 March 2021

Capri Holdings, parent company of Versace, Jimmy Choo and Michael Kors, has announced the appointment of Alejandro Martinez-Galindo as Chief Information Officer.

Martinez-Galindo will report directly to EVP, CFO and CEO, Thomas Edwards.

He has held executive roles across several industries including retail, automotive and pharmaceutical. Most recently, he was the CIO of Walgreens where he led a transformation of the company’s retail digital platform.

Earlier in his career, Martinez-Galindo held multiple CIO roles at General Motors, where he lived and worked in Latin America, Africa and the Middle East, as well as CIO of Europe, based in London.

CEO Thomas Edwards said: "Alejandro brings significant experience leading global retail digital transformations, large-scale enterprise systems implementations and data analytics innovation. His strong track record over a broad range of industries and focus on driving business results will help accelerate Capri Holdings continued digital and e-commerce evolution.”

Alejandro Martinez-Galindo, who will join the business next week, added: “Building on the dramatic increase in consumer engagement Capri’s luxury brands are currently experiencing, I believe there is a unique opportunity to accelerate this trend leveraging the convergence of technology and customer experience across all touch points. I am honoured to have the opportunity to be a part of Capri’s journey in this mission.”

Last year, Capri Holdings announced plans to promote environmental and social sustainability change in its businesses, with the end goal of carbon neutrality.

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