Vionic, a division of Caleres, has appointed Jerry Williamson senior vice president of Global Sales and Angela Caltagirone as the new senior vice president of Digital and Brand Marketing. Williamson will lead the Vionic domestic, international, home shopping and medical teams and Caltagirone will be at the helm of the digital and marketing teams.
Williamson owns an extensive background in footwear, most recently serving as executive vice president of sales for Lucca Lane and Latigo Footwear of Footwear Unlimited. Prior, Williamson was director of sales for Ugg, where he managed a $500 million women’s and kids business. He also spent eight years at Clarks with the last five years as vice president of sales. He began his career as a buyer with May Department Stores and Saks Fifth Avenue.
Caltagirone’s professional career include more than 20 years at Williams-Sonoma, where she led its digital transformation. She implemented digital and multi-media marketing roadmaps to drive growth focused on brand positioning and creating a personalized customer experience for Williams-Sonoma, Pottery Barn and Mark & Graham. Recently, she was the executive vice president for Growth Strategies for Belardi Wong, advising and subject matter expert for more than 200 brand clients, including footwear and apparel.
“Both Angela and Jerry will be tremendous assets to our business and will give us additional leadership and support in the coming years,” states Connie X Rishwai, Vice President of Vionic. “Jerry and I had a great partnership at Ugg and I am thrilled that we will work together again!”