Founded MIH Global in 2013. MIH Global provides strategic advisory services and investor relations for a variety of companies worldwide.
Donna is a leading lifestyle, luxury, retail and fashion expert with an expertise in connecting and creating relationships that deliver measurable results. Accomplished executive in strategic marketing, business development, branding, investor relations and communication for Lifestyle, Luxury, Retail, Fashion, & Fragrance brands worldwide.
She has extensive experience in retail, wholesale, specialty store, licensing and e-commerce having held executive positions in-house at Chanel, Giorgio Armani, and Tiffany, as well as worked for Oscar de la Renta.
Donna headed the Luxury Division in 2011 for Axcess Worldwide, a partnership development agency; delivering and creating revenue stream for 25+ brands ranging from Fendi and La Perla to Beats by Dr. Dre. Additionally, she served on the Executive team for all strategy for the overall company for other verticals in Lifestyle, Mass and Travel & Hospitality.
As a member of Giorgio Armani’s executive team, she launched and establish the Haute Couture Division, Armani Privé, in the US and served as a liaison with the Atelier in Milan and the Salon in Paris. In addition, Donna held a leadership role and served as Vice President of Marketing for Giorgio Armani Corporation in North America, a position that supported and drove hundreds of millions of dollars in annual retail, wholesale and e-tail revenue.
Passionate about giving back, Ms. Simonelli has been a volunteer for Dream for Future Africa Foundation for a decade.