SAN RAFAEL, Calif. — May 13, 2019 — Vionic is pleased to announce the appointment of Jerry Williamson in the role of 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 lead the Vionic digital and marketing teams.
Williamson joins Vionic with an extensive background in footwear, most recently serving as the executive vice president of sales for Lucca Lane and Latigo Footwear/Footwear Unlimited. Prior, Williamson acted as the director of sales for UGG where he managed a $500 million women’s and kids business, spent 8 years at Clarks with the last 5 years as the vice president of sales, and began his career as a buyer with May Department Stores and Saks Fifth Avenue. Williamson is known in the industry for his outstanding people skills and has cultivated a strong relationship of respect among both consumers and sales reps in the footwear industry.
Caltagirone steps into her new Vionic role after an impressive career as a leader in the marketing space. She worked with Williams-Sonoma for more than 20 years where she led the digital transformation. As a strategist, she implemented vision to develop digital & 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 Caltagirone worked with Belardi Wong as the executive vice president, Growth Strategies advising and subject matter expert for over 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,” said Vionic President Connie X Rishwain, “Jerry and I had a great partnership at UGG and I am thrilled that we will work together again!”
Posted May 13, 2019