LEF MARKETING LUNCHEONS

The Luxury Education Foundation is pleased to present the “LEF Marketing Luncheon” program in collaboration with the Retail Luxury Goods Club (RLG) and Marketing Association of Columbia (MAC) at Columbia Business School. This lunchtime panel discussion provides MBA students interested in marketing with the rare opportunity to have an open dialogue with leading Marketing professionals in the Luxury Industry.

 The LEF Marketing Luncheons bring together an expert panel of 3 -4 marketing professionals, from CMOs, SVPs, EVPs, Directors, to Junior Managers of Marketing, Sales, and/or Strategy, to offer students a glimpse into the role that leading strategists, analysts, and decision makers play within luxury firms, and to better understand their career paths.

This dynamic group of speakers will engage with select students to discuss topics such as:

  • Personal experiences in the luxury industry, key decisions, and other career advice

  • Current trends and issues on the retail radar

  • Various opportunities for MBA students within the luxury field

  • How Marketing departments function within firms

  • How professional growth is structured within different firms

  • Insight into the developmental, brainstorming, and strategic decision making process

Marketing Luncheon Panelists - Spring 2019

REBECCA GOODMAN KRANTZ
Global Vice President, Communications, Oscar de la Renta

CATHERINE PORTER
Head of Fashion, Client  Development & Engagement, CHANEL

TOMOKO YAMAGISHI
Senior Vice President, Marketing & Sales, Clé de Peau Beauté

FARZAD RASTEGAR

MACLAREN, Chairman