Informa Markets Fashion has placed Edwina Kulego on its board as vice president of international and business development, overseeing Plan, MAGIC, Coterie and Sourcing at MAGIC, effective December 23.
Most recently, she was vice president at Liberty Fairs, where she oversaw all aspects of the business. Prior to Liberty, Kulego established the International Business Development Department at UBM, the predecessor of Informa, in 2016 and led the launch of MAGIC Japan, now known as Plan Tokyo, in 2017. Kulego began her fashion commercial career in 2010 at Project and holds a degree in international business from Berkeley College. She was born to Ghanaian parents in Sweden, studied in France and Spain before moving to New York in 2007, and speaks five languages.
In his new role with Informa, Kulego will oversee all funding and new business opportunities as well as international business development. Her teams will focus on creating new market opportunities, strategic projects, and new avenues for commercial expansion for live events and digital platforms, while guiding the strategy. the company’s international growth strategy across the brand portfolio.
“We are delighted to welcome Edwina back to the Informa Markets Fashion team,” said Kelly Helfman, president of Informa Markets Fashion. “As a visionary fashion house known for deep, deep industry relationships both in the US and abroad, Edwina brings a strategic vision to the role, which will support initiatives forward thinking to meet the modern and evolving goals of our clients. ”
“I am delighted to rejoin the Informa Markets Fashion team in this new global leadership position,” said Kulego. “The world as we know it has changed dramatically over the past two years and the importance of strengthening and supporting our global community has become even more urgent. I am excited about the opportunity to expand into new markets and bring global talent to our markets. I look forward to working alongside our dynamic teams to build meaningful partnerships to make a lasting impact in our industry. ”
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