Vanessa Kingori has been appointed as the new publishing director for British Vogue. The magazine definitely got the ‘diversity’ memo this time, just some few months ago British-Ghanaian star Edward Enninful was announced as the Editor-in-Chief and I guess the staff will now be a multicultural team.
The Kenyan-Caribbean boss lady is apparently no stranger to fab accolades, she was the youngest and first female publisher for British GQ and the first black publisher in Condé Nast UK’s 100-year history. In 2016, Vanessa Kingori was honored with an MBE as part of Queen Elizabeth’s Honors List.
Vanessa Kingori who takes over after Stephen Quinn’s 26-year tenure, disclosed in a press article via the publication’s official site that…
“In a moment when continuous change across the communications, fashion and luxury industries creates dynamic and exhilarating opportunities for the strongest media brands, Vogue’s unrivaled equity sets it apart as the best of the best…..To be tasked with setting and leading commercial strategy across the British Vogue brand while Edward (Enninful) debuts his vision for the next chapter is truly an honour,”