Former Jimmy Choo CEO Named President of Bergdorf Goodman

Joshua Schulman
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Joshua Schulman heads to Bergdorf Goodman.

Late last year, Jimmy Choo suffered a major shakeup when both founder Tamara Mellon and CEO Joshua Schulman left their posts in the wake of the company’s acquisition by Labelux Group. Mellon has yet to settle, though rumors have her working on her own Tory Burch-esque fashion empire. And Schulman? Well, he’s landed quite the gig.

Schulman has been named president of Bergdorf Goodman, Women’s Wear Daily reports. Effective May 7, he will head up the iconic department store, reporting to Neiman Marcus Group president of specialty retail Jim Gold (Bergdorf’s is owned by the Neiman Marcus Group).

“Joshua’s unique experience blends keen business acumen with creativity and vision,” Karen Katz, president and CEO of the Neiman Marcus Group, told WWD. “He appreciates the legacy of Bergdorf Goodman but understands brands have to be continually defined and re-defined. From merchandising to marketing to sales and service, he is exceptional in his ability to bring an idea and an ideal to life. He is the perfect leader for Bergdorf Goodman.”

Prior to joining Jimmy Choo, Schulman worked at Kenneth Cole, Yves Saint Laurent, and Gucci; he’s never worked for a department store or retailer.

“I am tremendously honored to join Bergdorf Goodman, the ultimate luxury specialty retailer,” Schulman said.