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2010 June 4

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(NEW YORK) Alberto Lavia, formerly managing director at Polo Ralph Lauren Europe, has been named CEO at Moncler.

Alex Gobo, formerly marketing and communications coordinator at Gucci, has been named public relations coordinator at Salvatore Ferragamo.

Alexandra Lasky, formerly celebrity relations manager at Shadow PR, has been promoted to celebrity relations director at the company. 

Christina Chen, formerly a publicist at YSL, has been named PR manager at Alexander Wang.

Andrew Blecher, formerly senior manager of public relations and special events at Saks Fifth Avenue, has been named director at Lividini Weisenfeld Partners.

Arlena Pordoy, formerly public relations and marketing manager at Nanette Lepore, has been named public relations manager at Ann Taylor.

Christina Gould, formerly director of public relations at Brand Building Communications, has been named account supervisor in the men’s division at Factory PR.

Dan Scheffey, formerly public relations director at GQ, has been named director of communications at the Fairchild Fashion Group.

Fay Cantor-Stephens, formerly senior account manager at Exposure Communications, has been named director at HL Group. 

Javier Cobo, formerly of M.A.C. Cosmetics, has left the company. He is pursuing a MBA at NYU's Stern School of Business.

Jimmy Everett, formerly a publicist at Gucci, has been named account executive at Paul Wilmot Communications.

Lesley Estep, formerly junior account executive in the lifestyle department at Paul Wilmot Communications, has been named special events coordinator at ELLE.

Lucy Maher, formerly executive editor at Forbes and, has been named executive director of network programming at Hearst Magazines Digital Media.

Megan Montenaro, formerly associate director of public relations at Condé Nast Traveler, has been named public relations director at Details.

Meredith Viollis, formerly public relations coordinator at Elie Tahari, has been named public relations manager at Rebecca Minkoff.

Patti Simigran, formerly president and chief merchandising officer of Tabi International, has been named executive vice president and chief merchandising officer at Dress Barn Inc.

Paul Avarali, formerly men’s fashion editor at Ralph Lauren Media, has been named market editor at Details.

Tina Malhotra, formerly a freelancer for in-house public relations at Leifsdottir and Anthropologie in the New York showroom, has been named director at HL Group.

Keith Yanez, formerly account executive at Factory PR, has left the company.

Paige Rense Noland, editor-in-chief of Architectural Digest, will retire from the magazine.

After 5 1/2 years at the company, Carey Balogh, has left The Promotion Factory. 

Alison Brod Public Relations announces its representation of Genesis Today.

Bollare Communications announces its representation of T.Cyia jewelry and Planet Blue’s in-house clothing labels, Blue Life and Blu Moon.

BPCM announces its representation of Duro Olowu.

B|W|R Fashion announces its representation of Dr. Rey Shapewear.

Kent & Company will be transferred to Amanda Doherty Public Relations, retaining the same team and clients.

Krupp Group announces its representation of Bedat & Co.

Paul Wilmot Communications announces its representation of Yummie Tummie and RIPT Fusion.

Red Light PR announces its representation of Costa Blanca, CBX and Jess LC Jewelry.

Shadow PR’s beauty division announces its representation of the new hair product, BLACK.

ShopPR announces its representation of philosophy as both their North American public relations and digital agency.

Siren PR announces its representation of blow, the New York Blow Dry Bar and Nicole Richie's Winter Kate and House of Harlow 1960.

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