Joh is a multidisciplinary and dynamic executive in the luxury fashion, retail and lifestyle sector, focused on building strong financially and strategically sound brands and organizations. Her expertise encompasses executive leadership, brand + business development & start-up launch, navigating culture change & team diversities, commercial development & integration, advisory services & interim management and merchandising.
A natural mentor, Joh has shared her global luxury expertise with emerging design talent and start-up owners for years. Leveraging uncompromising brand management standards, she believes that understanding the roots behind one's drive to create a product or service is core to determining a brand's unique positioning and reason for being in the marketplace.
Joh is a lifelong advocate of social justice, women's rights and the performing arts, and an active volunteer for the Women's Refugee Commission, Same Sky Foundation, SAGE and Art of Motion.
COMME des GARÇONS
US General Manager
Tenure 15 years
SVP, Sales and Marketing
Tenure 6 years
Global President & Executive Brand Board Member
Tenure 5 years
Global Sales & Market Development
Tenure 4 years
Executive Director, Global Communications, Prescriptives
Tenure 3 years
Clients (past + present)
Alejandra Alonso Rojas
Crown x Basquiat
Cunningham Group Architecture
Slow and Steady Wins the Race
SCENARIO by Merce Cunningham x Rei Kawakubo
Introduced two trail-blazing creators from the worlds of modern dance and fashion, resulting in a unique collaborative work of choreography, costume & set design and performance. Represented COMME des GARÇONS throughout development and execution of the project.
Crown x Basquiat
Advised and worked closely with the family and estate of Jean-Michel Basquiat on a men's collection inspired by the spirit and style of the artist. Crown x Basquiat was launched in 2012 at fine men's specialty retailers across North America and Europe.
Remade in Switzerland by Christopher Raeburn x Victorinox
Spearheaded collaboration with British men's and women's fashion designer celebrated for his innovative recycling of military gear. The limited edition series of men's and women's product was created from up-cycled Swiss army surplus gear.
Pertex x Victorinox
Initiated a sustainable textile and outwear collaboration with one of the outdoor world's early champions of sustainability.
Chef Daniel Humm x Victorinox
Extended a culinary collaboration surrounding performance and sustainable materials in the professional cutlery category to dressing the chef + proprietor of Eleven Madison Park in his uniform whites.