Kris Kulesza is the Chief Merchandising Officer of Jewelry Television® (JTV). In her most recent role as Senior Vice President of Merchandising, she was responsible for strategic direction, product development, sourcing and financial performance of all product categories across the business. She has been instrumental in the development of a comprehensive merchandise strategy for jewelry and in expanding proprietary and exclusive brands. Kris excels at building strategic partnerships with key vendors. She has also led the company’s transformational supply strategy to more product categories and built a best-in-class team of buyers. In the CMO role, Kris is positioned to optimize the merchandising strategies of JTV.
Kris has been a leader in the direct-to-consumer multi-media retailing industry for 18 years. Prior to joining JTV in 2011, she served as Senior Vice President Merchandising at shopNBC (currently Evine Live), Executive Vice President of HSN.com, and Senior Vice President of Jewelry at HSN.
Kris holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Toronto. She is a chartered accountant.