Juicy Couture today announced the appointment of LeAnn Nealz as President and Chief Creative Officer, effective prior to November 1, 2010. In this position she will be responsible for all creative elements of the business including product design, marketing and store design and will report to Edgar Huber, Chief Executive Officer of Juicy Couture.
Ms. Nealz joins Juicy Couture, from American Eagle, where she has been since 2004, serving as EVP, and Chief Design Officer. In her time there, Ms. Nealz has built and led a world-class team, and has been widely recognized for her ability to transform brands and make them both relevant and aspirational. Ms. Nealz has been at the forefront of fashion design since she first began her career in Los Angeles as an international stylist working with a number of fashion brands, including Calvin Klein.
Juicy Couture is an on-trend lifestyle brand for women and girls of all ages. The brand was founded in Los Angeles by two fashion- obsessed best friends. Known for making the track suit an icon of casual luxury, today Juicy Couture is a global brand name with an assortment that spans fashion apparel, handbags, shoes, intimates, swimwear, fragrance, accessories, sunglasses, yoga and baby.