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Capri names Alejandro Martinez-Galindo as CIO

He will support the implementation of the ‘next generation of digital innovation’ at the group

Luxury fashion group Capri Holdings has announced the appointment of Alejandro Martinez-Galindo as chief information officer at the group.

Commencing his new role on 8 March 2021, Martinez-Galindo joins from the same position at Walgreens, where he reportedly led a transformation of the firm’s retail digital platform.

Previously holding executive roles across a number of industries including retail, automotive, and pharmaceuticals, Martinez-Galindo has also acted in different CIO positions at General Motors across the globe.

He said that he was “looking forward” to joining the owner of Versace and Michael Kors, where he will “help implement the next generation of digital innovation” at the firm.

He added: “Building on the dramatic increase in consumer engagement Capri’s luxury brands are currently experiencing, I believe there is a unique opportunity to accelerate this trend leveraging the convergence of technology and customer experience across all touch points.”

Martinez-Galindo will report to Thomas Edwards, EVP, chief financial officer, and chief operating officer at the group.

Edwards said: “Alejandro brings significant experience leading global retail digital transformations, large-scale enterprise systems implementations and data analytics innovation. 

“His strong track record over a broad range of industries and focus on driving business results will help accelerate Capri Holdings continued digital and ecommerce evolution.”

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