Kipling names Vera Breuer as President
Kipling is changing direction. The Belgian bag brand, owned by VF Corp. (also the owner of Vans, The North Face and Timberland) has appointed Vera Breuer as President. She will replace Richard Macey, who is retiring after 18 years at the head of the brand. Previously Managing Director of The Body Shop in South Asia, Vera Breuer will work in Bornem, Belgium, under the direction of Martino Scabbia Guerrini, President of Europe, Middle East, Africa at VF Corp.
Kipling is also welcoming Denielle Wolfe as Vice President of Product and Design. Prior to launching her own accessories brand, Denielle Wolfe worked for fifteen years with US high-end luggage manufacturer Tumi, including as Vice President of Product and Design. She will work under Vera Breuer.
In addition to its wholesale network, Kipling, which sells bags, backpacks, suitcases and accessories, has a shop in Paris.
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