FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Atlanta, GA – [March 31, 2015] Jewel Branding & Licensing is pleased to announce that Samira Ali has joined the company as Director of Retail Development. She will be based in Jewel’s recently opened Los Angeles office. Prior to joining Jewel, Samira spent 10 years working with renowned celebrity, fashion and design agencies, CMG and Trunk Archive. Samira worked as the Director of Licensing at CMG Worldwide, where she managed and strategically grew profitability for iconic celebrities and corporate brands. At Trunk Archive, Samira spearheaded the licensing programs for prestigious photographers, artists, and lifestyle brands.
“We are excited to have Samira join the Jewel Branding team,” said Julie Newman, President of Jewel Branding & Licensing. “Her experience working with a wide range of brands and designers coupled with her retail experience will be invaluable to our organization.”
Samira will be responsible for seeking out new retail opportunities for all of our designers and brands as well as managing key client accounts. Samira can be reached at Samira@jewelbranding.com.