Maela Mandelli is Managing Director, Middle East & Africa and Netherlands. She is responsible for creating the strategic plan to develop and strengthen the Tommy Hilfiger and Calvin Klein businesses across the Middle East, Africa, Greece+ and the Netherlands. Overseeing the 100+ stores in the region, Maela and her team, who are based in Amsterdam, work with partners in over 20 countries to establish premium positioning for both brands, drive sustainable growth and open stores in additional markets.
Maela came to PVH with over 15 years of international experience with leading athletic and apparel brands. Immediately prior to joining PVH, she worked at Diesel for over five years as Global Sales Director, focusing on consolidating the business in Europe and North America, while expanding across Asia and Latin America. Prior to joining Diesel, Maela spent 10 years at Nike in various commercial, brand and general management roles, including EMEA Apparel Business Director, where she was responsible for leading all merchandising activities across the region.
Maela graduated from the University Cattolica of Milan, where she completed a degree in International Economics.