By Michelle Graff
New York--Tiffany & Co. announced that it has appointed Jennifer de Winter to the role of senior vice president, Northern America, effective March 1.
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In the position, de Winter will manage the company’s largest sales region, and use her leadership skills and expertise in retail operations and merchandising to help drive sales growth across the “domestic and global tourist customer base,” Tiffany Executive Vice President Jill Beraud said in a company statement.

De Winter’s career in the retail industry began with the Macy’s executive training program, and she remained with Macy’s for 12 years. 

She then joined Saks Fifth Avenue and stayed there for more than 20 years, most recently serving as chief merchandising officer, a role she was promoted to in September 2013.

Northern America is Tiffany’s largest region, with 106 stores between the United States and Canada. 

As of the end of 2014, the company operated 296 stores: 123 in the Americas, 73 in Asia-Pacific, 56 in Japan, 38 in Europe, five in the United Arab Emirates and one in Russia. 

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