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 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.”