Sir Ira Neimark is a legendary retail executive. As Chairman and CEO of
Bergdorf Goodman, he set records for the company over the 17 years of
his masterful leadership. He also distinguished himself in top
management / merchandising posts at the Neiman Marcus Group, B. Altman,
Fox, Gladdings and Bonwit Teller.
Sir Ira Neimark is a Director of both The Fashion Institute of Technology
Foundation and Hermes of Paris. He also was Adjunct Professor of Retail
Marketing at the Columbia University Business School. The President of Italy knighted Sir Ira Neimark the highest ranking honour and most senior order, Cavaliere Ordine al Merito della Repubblica Italiana, for "merit acquired by the nation". The Minister of Culture of France knighted Sir Ira Neimark the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres, for his “significant contribution to the
enrichment of the French cultural inheritance.” He was also awarded the Medal of
the City of Paris.
Sir Ira Neimark’s recent book, Crossing Fifth Avenue to Bergdorf Goodman, is a must read for anyone who wants to understand luxury retailing and the power of Leader Connections. Calvin Klein recently said "Ira
Neimark set the standard for a chief executive in retailing. He turned
Bergdorf Goodman into a leading fashion store in the U.S. and how he
did it is a must read for any one interested in fashion." Professor Jerry Cahn, PhD, JD, Managing Director, Leader Connections, adds "His
thoroughly enjoyable book traces his career path and demonstrates the
best-practices of leader connections. It’s perfect for anyone
interested in advancing his/her career and mentoring others to advance
theirs, regardless of industry."
You are cordially invited to join us in welcoming Sir Ira Neimark at The University Club in New York City on October 14th at 6 o'clock in the evening.
Book signings are possible.
Sir Ira Neimark's talk is entitled: "An Insider's Account on Luxury Retailing in Today's Economy"
Location: The University Club, One
West 54th Street, NY
Date: Wednesday, October 14, 2009
Time: 6:00 - 8:00 pm
Cost: $49 ($39 for Guests of Angelina Jao)
Please note: Jacket & Tie Required. By invitation only. Limited seating.
Further info: firstname.lastname@example.org
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