Marcella Wartenbergh is Group President, Global Licensing & Strategic Initiatives, a role that she has held since 2018. In this function, Marcella is focused on enhancing the relationships, and aligning the brand vision, with our joint ventures that license the CALVIN KLEIN brand. Marcella also works closely with the global Calvin Klein leadership team to strengthen collaboration and alignment across the business.
Prior to this role, Marcella was President, Brand Management, Calvin Klein Europe, beginning in 2016, in which role she was responsible for driving the commercial performance of the Calvin Klein Europe business by creating synergies and fostering collaboration across product categories, countries and channels of distribution. Previous to that role, Marcella served as Country Manager, Mexico, from January 2014 through December 2016, overseeing the sales, merchandising and distribution of CALVIN KLEIN, Olga, Warner's and Speedo products in the country.
Earlier in her career, Marcella held various roles within Tommy Hilfiger, including Production Director, Operations Director, Merchandising and Sales Director, Vice President, Childrenswear and Senior Vice President, Womenswear.
Marcella studied Business Administration at Universidad Iberoamericana in Puebla, Mexico. She holds a Specialty in International Business from St. Mary's, San Antonio, Texas. In 2015, she was ranked as one of the most powerful women in Mexico by Forbes magazine.