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The head of Amazon’s fashion division is leaving the company.
Cathy Beaudoin, the president of Amazon Fashion, is departing after eight years with the company. The news was first reported by Business of Fashion’s Chantal Fernandez.
“Cathy Beaudoin has decided to step down from her position as President of Amazon Fashion,” an Amazon Fashion spokesperson told Business Insider in an emailed statement. “Given the momentum of the business and strength of the team, she’s decided now is the right time to pass the baton. We thank Cathy for her tremendous contributions to Amazon Fashion and wish her all the best. An announcement regarding Cathy’s successor will be coming soon.”
Amazon declined to say who Beaudoin will pass the baton to.
Beaudoin joined Amazon in 2008 after cofounding Gap’s now-shuttered Piperlime brand, BoF reports. She was charged with building relationships with outside brands and building Amazon’s fashion offerings,…