Anne van Merkensteijn - Brand Director, Miroglio Fashion, Italy

Anne is a skilled brand builder with national and international business experience in vastly diverse realities: 20 years as a marketer at Procter & Gamble, and more recently Italian, family-owned retail brands focusing on fashion and cosmetics.    

She is currently Brand Director for Fiorella Rubino in Miroglio Fashion, leading the design and operations of the brand with direct responsibility for marketing, product development and a retail network of 200+ stores.  Previously, she was the global communication and digital director for Kiko Milano Cosmetics at Percassi.
      
She has held brand management roles at global, regional and local levels, with specific experience in fashion, beauty (cosmetics, hair), petcare, retailer marketing and e-commerce.  She has in-depth experience in media and communications, brand PR and social, and has been actively leveraging the digital marketing space since 2006.

American by birth, European by choice, Anne is a native English speaker also fluent in Italian and French. She holds a university degree from Columbia College in NY and a Master in Marketing and Corporate Communication. She is married and is the proud mother of three children.