Comings & Goings | Mar 13, 2018 |
Design professionals on the move

Corporate shifts within Bunny Williams Home, B&B Italia, Gensler and more make up the latest round of industry movers and shakers.

Bunny Williams Home has promoted Jennifer Potter to CEO. Having started with the brand in 2008, Potter previously served as COO.

After nearly eight years with Farrow & Ball, Christine Klotz Haney has moved over to Vaughan Designs to work in sales and marketing.

Brooklyn-based lighting studio Juniper has named Jessica Hanley to marketing manager. Tasked with transforming the brand’s marketing capabilities and e-commerce presence, Hanley will lead the creative and sales teams.

Tech-focused contract furniture brand Outfit by Workframe recently named Stacy Marcus to senior director of business development. With almost two decades of experience in the contract furniture industry, Marcus will lead national sales initiatives for Outfit, developing strategies to support the platform’s rapid expansion.

David Stunda, sales director for Barbarossa Leather, and Dada Patil, president of Catania Silks, were recently elected to join the International Textile Alliance (ITA) board of directors.

Silvia Rebuli has joined B&B Italia’s marketing team as the recently named global communications director.

Contract furniture brand Humanscale has hired its first CMO, Leena Jain, who previously was the vice president of marketing at L’Oréal.

Emma Smith has taken a role as Sales Director for NY Now. She was previously the Sales Development Director at Editor at Large.

Former T: The New York Times Magazine editor Deborah Needleman has been named editor at large at Harper’s Bazaar. Needleman, who was also the founding editor of Domino magazine in 2005, will report directly to editor in chief Glenda Bailey in the new role.

Andrew Joseph PR has welcomed Cooper Irons to the New York team as the social media lead. Prior to AJPR, Irons held marketing roles at menswear design firm Grungy Gentleman as well as broadcast talk shows Wendy Williams and Skavlan.

Jennifer Matthews has left her role as Group Publisher at Cottages & Gardens after five years in the role. Additional departures from the media company include Anne-Marie Scali, Digital Content Director and Account Manager Tracey Heinemann.

Norwalk, Connecticut–based Terri Ricci Interiors recently added Erin Radetich to its design team. Formerly with Washington, D.C., architecture and design studio HapstakDemetriou+, Radetich brings experience in both high-end residential and commercial projects, including a renovation of the landmark restaurant The Monocle in Capitol Hill.

KAI Design & Build has expanded its marketing department with new hires Daniel Poole as director of marketing and Michelle Gray as senior marketing coordinator. Ashley Mensinger and Kristina Glassl were also promoted within the department, to graphic designer and marketing and events coordinator, respectively.

Global interior design firm Wilson Associates has appointed Lei Berger to managing director of the company’s Shanghai studio. Berger, who helped establish the Shanghai outpost in 2016, has been with the company for 20 years, previously serving as vice president, China.

Five new team members have joined the staff at New York–based architecture and design firm DXA Studio: intermediate designers Román Falcón and Allysa Taylor, junior architect Kelly McFadden, junior designer David Scurry and office manager Gregory Crane.

International architecture and design firm TPG Architecture has appointed Avery Miyasato Handy to creative director. With more than two decades of industry experience, Handy will oversee the execution of workplace projects in the new role.

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