2010 September 29
Tom Florio Named Senior Advisor for Fashion at IMG
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(NEW YORK) Today, IMG Worldwide announced the appointment of Tom Florio to the newly-created position of senior advisor for fashion to the office of the chairman, effective October 1, 2010. In his new position, Florio will focus on identifying new, high-margin product offerings across all IMG Fashion-related businesses. He will report directly to Ted Forstmann, chairman and chief executive of IMG, the parent company of The Daily.
Most recently, Florio was senior vice president and publishing director at Condé Nast, responsible for Vogue, Teen Vogue, Bon Appétit and Condé Nast Traveler. From 2002 to 2009 he served as vice president, publishing director for the Vogue Group, where he achieved record profits and built an organization that extended the Vogue brand to multimedia platforms online, broadcast, film and books. Vogue became the leading fashion magazine in the world in advertising revenue and circulation. Florio previously served as publisher of GQ, president of The New Yorker and publisher of Condé Nast Traveler.
“We are very pleased to have Tom join our executive team here at IMG,” said Forstmann in a statement. “Tom has outstanding credentials and a proven track record of taking businesses and creating high growth opportunities around them. IMG Fashion is a global brand with tremendous assets and I’m confident that, working closely with our talented Fashion team, Tom can help take it to new heights.”
“IMG represents world-class talent in models, photographers, stylists, hair and makeup and event marketing," said Florio. "The opportunities to work with these creative resources in multimedia and digital platforms are endless. I’m excited to join Ted Forstmann and his outstanding fashion team at IMG.”
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