Amelia Newton Varela
Amelia Newton Varela has been President of our Company since September 2015 and has served as a director since 2016. Prior to this tenure, Ms. Varela was Executive Vice President of Wholesale of our Company since April 2008 and Executive Vice President of Wholesale Footwear of our Company from November 2004 to April 2008. Previously, she was Vice President of Sales for Steve Madden Women’s Wholesale Division from January 2000. Ms. Varela began her career with our Company in 1998 in the role of Account Executive for Steve Madden Women’s Wholesale Division. She graduated from The Fashion Institute of Technology in 1995.