Chief Marketing Officer
As Chief Marketing Officer of Farfetch, Stephanie Horton is responsible for developing and executing the global marketing and communications strategy, including global press, strategic partnerships, market strategy, advertising, celebrity and social media.
A 15-year veteran of the luxury fashion and marketing communities, Stephanie has developed and executed creative marketing solutions for both domestic and international brands. She started her career in the fashion office of Dayton Hudson/Marshall Fields in Chicago in various merchandising capacities for designer/ couture clothing and sportswear. She later moved into marketing and promotions, and served as Account Director at Draft Worldwide in Chicago and then as Marketing Director at The New York Times Co. where she specialised in marketing luxury brands and creating new revenue streams for the newspaper. Following this she joined Vogue where she was the Executive Director of Creative Services and Communications, overseeing a team that developed and executed marketing and launch strategies as well as promotions and events for Vogue and all clients advertising in Vogue.
Most recently Stephanie was the Head of Global Communications at Shopbop.com, responsible for developing and executing Shopbop’s global communications and PR strategy for the US, China, Australia, Russia, Japan and Western Europe.
Stephanie currently serves on the Ailey Ambassadors Committee, for Alvin Ailey, the benefit committee for The Studio Museum in Harlem, The Advisory Board of the Moyer Foundation and The Art of Elysium Gala Committee.
Stephanie holds an M.B.A in marketing from DePaul University, Chicago, and a B.B.A. in finance from The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and resides between London and New York.