Caleres-owned Vionic appoints new sales, digital marketing executives
today May 15, 2019
Comfort-focused footwear brand Vionic has named Jerry Williamson as senior vice president of global sales, and Angela Caltagirone as senior vice president of digital and brand marketing.
In his new role, Williamson will lead Vionic's domestic, international, home shopping, and medical teams, while Caltagirone will lead the brand's digital and marketing teams.
Williamson comes to the role of SVP, global sales, with extensive experience in the footwear industry, most recently serving as the executive vice president of sales for Lucca Lane and Latigo Footwear/Footwear Unlimited. He has previously held leadership roles with Ugg and Clarks, and began his career as a buyer with May Department Stores and Saks Fifth Avenue.
Prior to joining Vionic, Caltagirone worked with Williams-Sonoma for over twenty years, leading the company's digital transformation. According to a press release, she helped develop digital and multi-media marketing roadmaps to drive growth, boost brand positioning and create a personalized customer experience for Williams-Sonoma, Pottery Barn and Mark & Graham during her time as a strategist.
In addition, Caltagirone recently served as executive vice president of growth strategies with marketing agency Belardi Wong, working with over 200 brand clients including footwear and apparel.
Owned by American footwear company Caleres, Vionic launched in 2008, targeting the comfort footwear category. Other subsidiaries of Caleres include Famous Footwear, Dr. Scholl's, Via Spiga and Naturalizer, among others.
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