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Lands’ End names execs from Saks and J. Crew to its executive team


Dodgeville, Wis. -- Lands' End announced the appointments of two retail veterans to its executive team which is led by newly appointed CEO Federica Marchionni.

Joseph Boitano, most recently group senior VP and general merchandise manager for Saks Fifth Avenue, has been named Lands’ End executive VP, chief merchandising and design officer.

While at Saks, he expanded the women's fashion offering, overseeing women's apparel designer, private label, diffusion lines and contemporary collections. In addition, Boitano oversaw omnichannel implementation, working closely with Saks Direct to create synergy between the direct and full-line business.

In addition, Lands’ End named Scott Hyatt as executive VP, chief supply chain officer. He will lead all aspects of the sourcing organization and will also be responsible for inventory planning and logistics.

Hyatt most recently served as the senior VP of manufacturing and chief sourcing officer for J. Crew Group for the past 17 years where he focused on developing global sourcing strategies, building a stronger vendor base and improving product quality by managing all technical services, including testing, compliance, technical design and fit.

Also, on June 1, Lands' End also hired Ian Velardi as a design director. Velardi, who comes most recently from Bonobos, an online apparel company, has received many prestigious industry awards and has an extensive background as an American menswear designer.

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