lululemon has appointed longtime Adidas executive André Maestrini to serve as EVP, International to guide the company’s global growth. The leadership changes will allow lululemon to progress against its Power of Three growth strategy.
In addition, to support and accelerate lululemon’s recently announced Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Action (IDEA) efforts, Stacia Jones will become Vice President, Global Head of IDEA to drive these strategies forward.
“I am excited to announce these senior leadership appointments, which will enable us to continue to build upon the momentum in the business and further strengthen lululemon’s leadership bench,” said CEO Calvin McDonald. “André is an experienced global leader with an established record of success, who will enable us to build upon our momentum and drive our international expansion in key markets including China, as well as the broader APAC and EMEA regions. Stacia is a dynamic leader with demonstrated success helping retail organizations diversify and grow, and she’ll enable us to deliver on our commitments related to inclusion, diversity and equity.”
André Maestrini spent almost 15 years at Adidas in various senior roles and across several of the company’s global offices. Prior to Adidas, André held marketing roles at The Coca-Cola Company, Danone, and Kraft Jacobs Suchard. He will join lululemon in January 2021 and report to McDonald.
Stacia Jones spent over a decade at Abercrombie & Fitch, most recently as Associate General Counsel and the company’s Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer. While at Abercrombie, Stacia helped the company increase its diversity in the U.S. by more than 400 percent. She will join lululemon in November 2020 and report to Susan Gelinas, lululemon’s Senior Vice President of People and Culture.
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