OREANDA-NEWS. Michael Kors (NYSE:KORS), a global luxury lifestyle brand, is pleased to announce that effective October 1, Krista McDonough will be promoted to the position of Senior Vice President, General Counsel, reporting to John Idol, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer.

Krista McDonough joined Michael Kors in 2011, and has been Deputy General Counsel since June 2015. Previously she was at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP. She has a law degree from New York Law School.

“Since joining Michael Kors, Krista has been an integral part of the Legal Department. She brings many strengths to this position,” says Mr. Idol, “including valuable experience in corporate governance, securities law, employment matters and intellectual property enforcement.”

Ms. McDonough succeeds Lee Sporn who, after 13 years as Michael Kors’ General Counsel, is retiring to become a full-time law professor. “I am very grateful for Lee’s many contributions to Michael Kors,” says Mr. Idol. “He has been a strong and important partner to me and to the leadership team.”

About Michael Kors

Michael Kors is a world-renowned, award-winning designer of luxury accessories and ready-to-wear. His namesake company, established in 1981, currently produces a range of products under Michael Kors Collection, MICHAEL Michael Kors and Michael Kors Mens, including accessories, footwear, watches, jewelry, ready-to-wear and a full line of fragrance products. Michael Kors stores are operated, either directly or through licensing partners, in some of the most prestigious cities in the world, including New York, Beverly Hills, Chicago, London, Milan, Paris, Munich, Istanbul, Dubai, Seoul, Tokyo and Hong Kong.