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Kathy Ireland’s lifestyle design firm kathy ireland Worldwide has formed a board of directors for the first time.
In conjunction with this, Roseberry has also made a duo of internal promotions. Twelve year kiWW veteran Ruben Torres will continue to serve as the COO’s executive assistant and to Jon Carrasco, kiWW’s global creative director and executive vice president, and will also assume the position of vice president of creative and operations.
Adrian Ponce, who has been with the company for seven years, will now take on the role of executive assistant to executive vice president of operations Steve Rosenblum.
“kathy ireland Worldwide was founded in 1993 and has flourished because of our emphasis on being of service, creativity, teamwork and dedication,” says Roseberry. “Because everyone is running their departments efficiently, we have eliminated the position of chief operating officer, as that position is thankfully no longer needed.”
Rock Duo Leads Off AXS TV Show’s Oct. 20 Return
By: MCN Staff
Dan Rather’s The Big Interview series on AXS TV returns Tuesday, Oct. 20, with a schedule replete with well-known musicians, leading off with Ann and Nancy Wilson, the front women of the hitmaking (Crazy On You,Barracuda) band Heart. The following week, Rather interviews and profiles Patti LaBelle, the rhythm-and-blues legend (Lady Marmalade) who’s also made her mark in acting with roles on series including Empire and American Horror Story.
Also appearing on The Big Interview this season: Allman Brothers Band founder Gregg Allman on Nov. 3; rocker Bryan Adams on Nov. 10; groundbreaking country music star Charley Pride on Nov. 17; filmmaker Quentin Tarantino on Nov. 24 and supermodel-turned-mogul Kathy Ireland on Dec. 1, “a World AIDS Day conversation about her close friend and business associate Dame Elizabeth Taylor and her crusade to galvanize international attention, research and treatment of HIV AIDS which has been marginalized as ‘someone else’s problem,’ ” AXS TV said.
“Over the course of three seasons, The Big Interview has given viewers an in-depth look at some of the biggest names in entertainment that they rarely get to see,” Michele M. Dix, AXS TV’s senior vice president, programming and development, said in a release. “With an eclectic roster featuring a wide variety of influential figures from all across the industry, the upcoming fall cycle promises to uphold the show’s legacy as Dan Rather seeks to uncover the people underneath the larger-than-life personalities, as only he can.”
About kathy ireland Worldwide® (kiWW®):
Founded in 1993, the kathy ireland Worldwide® brand, celebrates a lifestyle. The missions of “...finding solutions for families, especially busy moms™,”
“...finding solutions for people in love™,” and
“...finding solutions for people in business™,” translate to all kiWW® collections, including: fashion, fine jewelry, intimate apparel, skincare, accessories, weddings, home, office and more. kiWW’s unique capability to design and translate fashion trends for all markets and price points allows it to develop product for a wide variety of customer tastes.
Listed as the 28th most powerful brand globally, by License Global Magazine, with annual merchandise sales of $2 billion, according to Forbes Magazine, the success of kathy ireland Worldwide® is the result of teamwork and dedication. According to Fairchild Publications, Kathy Ireland is one of the 50 most influential people in fashion.
Kathy and kiWW® support many non-profits including; YWCA, Dream Foundation, Providence Educational Foundation, 911 for Kids/AEFK, Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation and the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.
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