President, ALEX AND ANI
Cynthia DiPietrantonio is the president of ALEX AND ANI, an omnichannel retailer of meaningful, eco-conscious jewelry and accessories to positively empower and connect humanity. Prior to this postition, Cynthia served as interim president of SHEEX Performance Bed Sheets and Sleepwear. During her tenure, she overhauled the company’s infrastructure and day-to-day operations, and led the company to its first profitable year in SHEEX’s six-year history. Prior to her venture at SHEEX, Cynthia was chief operating officer of The Jones Group, a leading apparel and footwear company. In her 30-year career Cynthia served in various capacities of progressive responsibility. As COO, Cynthia oversaw domestic and international production at all overseas facilities, including The Jones Group’s Hong Kong offices and production offices in China.
In addition to her corporate responsibilities, Cynthia has served as co-chair of GS1 Item Level RFID initiative (VILRI), the industry-led initiative for use of radio-frequency identification (RFID). She was also a member of GS1, a neutral, not-for-profit, international organization that develops and maintains standards for supply and demand chains across multiple sectors. She was previously a member of the Advisory Board for SHEEX, as well as the J.H. Baker Retail Center at The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. She currently sits on the Board of Trustees at The College of New Rochelle.