Angelika Kelch has more than 20 years of experience in the field of Marketing, Sales and Worldwide Distribution when it comes to Luxury products, Luxury Fashion and Design. She is specialized in the world of high quality products - “Made in Italy”.
During her long career she has covered different Managerial positions including Export Manager, Head of Sales, Commercial Director, for global companies such as Donna Karan, Jean Paul Gaultier, Romeo Gigli, Prada, Etro, Renè Caovilla and Jimmy Choo.
In 2011 she founded her own Consulting company, Kelchfashion Group offering her experience and services in Marketing, Sales, Distribution, Company Structuring, Headhunting and M&A. While based in Milan, Angelika is well known throughout Europe, Ex-USSR and Asia, working with teams of native speakers and specialists for the various countries.
These experiences have led to long and lasting relationships with the main players and decision makers in the Fashion and Luxury Goods industry and an in-depth knowledge of international markets together with her honed instinct for the needs of today’ s Fashion and Luxury Markets.
Zoltan Petho, Chair of Friisberg & Partners International, also extended his welcome, “We are delighted to have Angelika joining our team, bringing experience from the client-side, which will strengthen our ability to provide world-class talent advisory, leadership and coaching.
"Her international business mindset will provide new perspectives to our clients with the shifting demands of businesses with a multigenerational, multicultural and diverse workforce. She is a transparent, empathic, and progressive leader and will be a great asset to our team."
Angelika is thrilled to be joining Friisberg in these exciting times and is looking forward to working closely with the firm’s clients and Partners.