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Amy Smith and Ian Stewart , CIO & CMO at TOMS

| 27 May 2022

Welcome to the latest episode of our Podcast series "In Conversation" where we bring you inspiring stories, retail insights and conversation from fashion's most influential business leaders.

In this episode of the In Conversation podcast, we speak to Amy Smith and Ian Stewart from footwear brand TOMS

Chief Strategy & Impact Officer Amy Smith oversees all aspects of the company’s corporate strategy and impact, including managing global giving partners, measuring the giving program impact, and leading TOMS Giving Trips. Amy has previously held several management positions at Apple, helping to lead its retail initiative and was part of the original team that opened the first 50 Apple retail stores.

As Chief Marketing & Digital Officer, Ian Stewart is focused on marketing to the younger demographic, while leveraging digital platforms to tell compelling brand and product stories. Ian has over 25 years of experience, having worked at global lifestyle brands MTV, Coca Cola, and Converse, where he led marketing in the Asia Pacific region and later, globally.

Ian and Amy speak to Tom Shearsmith News Editor & Senior Writer, about the early days of the company, how and why the brand has recently changed its giving model, reducing the stigma surrounding mental health discussions, how it supports local communities and what we can expect in the future from its footwear range.


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