From heels to polos to parkas, Tanya Golesic knows fashion! After leadership roles in some of the most prestigious luxury brands in the world, including Jimmy Choo, Marc Jacobs/LVMH, and Ralph Lauren, she joined luxury outwear label, Mackage as CEO in July of 2021. Join us for a discussion of her remarkable career and plans for Mackage’s growth.
Few could rival Montreal’s expertise in braving cold winters. Under the leadership of Tanya Golesic, a veteran of luxury brands including Jimmy Choo, LVMH and Ralph Lauren, Mackage is poised to disrupt the outwear market with a unique blend of fashion and function. Founded by Eran Elfassy in 1999, Mackage specializes in creating luxury outerwear with a careful calibration of elevated aesthetics and high-performance functionality. Joined later by Elisa Dahan, the team developed one of the most prestigious contemporary outerwear brands worldwide. Their mission to elevate outerwear led to the appointment in 2021 of CEO Tanya Golesic. Join us for this discussion about Tanya’s plans for expanding Mackage’s brand story and growth, how she sees the future of fashion, and keys to career success in the fashion industry.
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Chief Executive Officer, Mackage
A Canadian who has lived and worked in New York for over twenty years, Tanya Golesic brings a rare depth of global high fashion experience to Mackage.
Golesic joied Mackage from Jimmy Choo, where she served as President of the Americas for five years. While there, she focused on generating brand heat with various high-visibility collaborations—including Jimmy Choo x Off-White™ and Jimmy Choo x Timberland. Golesic was also a member of the executive team in Jimmy Choo’s sale to Capri Holdings, the multi-brand parent company founded by Michael Kors.
Additionally, she formerly served as the Global Chief Commercial Officer at Canada Goose. While there, she helped to recontextualize Canada Goose with product placements and partnerships at luxury fashion brands, including Marc Jacobs, among others. Golesic has also held leadership roles at Marc Jacobs International (LVMH), The Jones Group and Ralph Lauren.
Board Director, HBSCNY
Laila Worrell is a longstanding board member of the Harvard Business School Club of New York and a graduate of Harvard Business School. She formerly led KKR-owned Aricent and its acquirer, Altran Americas as Deputy CEO and CEO. After concluding Altran’s sale to French technology giant Capgemini, Laila now serves as an Executive Fellow at Harvard Business School and a private equity advisor and board director.
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