VF Corporation appoints Nina Flood as president of Eastpak
VF Corporation has today announced the appointment of Nina Flood, most recently president of Kipling Americas, as the new president of Eastpak.
The company said in a statement that she will be based in Antwerp, Belgium, where the brand’s marketing and sales operations are, and will report to Martino Scabbia Guerrini, executive vice president and group president of VF Corporation EMEA.
Guerrini said: “Her 17 years of experience with VF combined with her extensive knowledge of the apparel and accessories market, make her an excellent fit to lead the Eastpak brand. We look forward to having her join the team.”
Flood originally joined VF Corporation in 2003 as senior director of marketing for the Nautica brand - formerly part of VF. She joined the Kipling brand in 2016 and, prior to joining VF, she spent 10 years with Guess, holding various marketing and brand leadership roles.
Flood commented: “I am honoured to be leading the Eastpak team and to start this new chapter of my career at VF. Eastpak is loved by people and designers all around the world and I look forward to advancing the brand’s global growth strategy based on its strong consumer loyalty and heritage.”
Paula Gozzo, currently senior director of merchandising and product development at Kipling Americas, has been appointed vice president and general manager of Kipling Americas. She will report to Vera Breuer, global president of Kipling.