by Stephen Garner

Coach_Bleecker_Street,_372-374_Bleecker_street,_New_York,_NY_10014,_USA_-_Jan_2013_ANew York-based lifestyle brand Coach, Inc. has announced that Jane Hamilton Nielsen, the company’s chief financial officer, has resigned to pursue another opportunity. Nielsen is expected to stay into August 2016.

The company is commencing a search for her permanent successor with Crist Kolder Associates and it is the company’s intention that Andrea Shaw Resnick, global head of investor relations and corporate communications would be appointed interim CFO until a permanent appointment is made.

“During her tenure, Jane has played an important role as our leadership team’s finance partner and we wish her the best of luck as she embarks on her next chapter,” said Victor Luis, CEO of Coach, Inc. “In addition, we are delighted to announce our intention to have Andrea, a seasoned Coach veteran with more than 30 years of finance experience, assume the position of interim CFO. Andrea has been a great partner to me personally, and she has a unique and unparalleled understanding of the company, initially joining Coach in 2000, during our IPO.”