the leading global online service providing research, trend
analysis and news to the fashion, design and style industries,
has increased its sales operations located in the United States
and appointed key management and sales executives in both its
New York and Los Angeles offices. Stephen Morgan, most recently
international sales director in WGSn's London headquarters, has
been named president of the Americas. He will have principal
operating responsibility for WGSN throughout the United States,
Canada, and Central and South America and be located in WGSn's
New York office. The announcement was made today by Steve
Newbold, managing director, WGSN.
Stephen's direction, WGSN has experienced tremendous growth
throughout Europe and Asia,
said Newbold Stephen's keen
understanding of the global fashion industry and his unmatched
achievements at WGSN make him the ideal person to oversee our
operations in the Americas.
has 2,200 subscribers worldwide
designers and style makers -- who utilize the detailed current
and archived information that WGSN provides to stay ahead of the
trends in the global fashion and design industry. Stephen's
appointment underscores our commitment to the expansion of our
business throughout the Americas where we have already seen
record growth in the past year,
In addition to
Morgan's appointment, Robert
Guadalupe has been promoted to vice president, east
coast sales, a newly created position in the New York office.
Guadalupe will manage the New York sales team and oversee new
business development in the eastern U.S. Guadalupe joined WGSN
in 2001 as sales executive and spearheaded WGSn's expansion
throughout Central and South America. Also in the New York
office, Nikki Kolstein
has been promoted to head of east coast account management.
Kolstein will oversee all subscriber accounts and manage the New
York account management team.
Angeles, Nick Wright
has been named vice president, west coast sales. He moves to
Los Angeles from WGSn's London headquarters where he was most
recently head of U.K. sales.
Wright joined WGSN in 2001 as sales manager. In addition,
Matt Stegman has been
named regional director of sales for the northwest region of the
U.S. and will be located in San Francisco. Stegman comes to
WGSN from FHM
where he was part of the magazine's launch team and most
recently held the title of northwest and technology advertising
Global Style Network) is the world leader in online fashion
trend analysis. Owned by Emap plc, one of the UK's leading
media companies, WGSN is headquartered in London with offices
across the globe including: New York, Los Angeles, S
Hong Kong and Tokyo. Continuously tracking the market's mood is
WGSn's strength, whether analyzing catwalks, covering the major
trade shows, following real-time information or forecasting
major apparel trends.