Fossil Group Retains Hanold Associates for Head of Talent Acquisition Search


Fossil Group has retained Hanold Associates for the Vice President Talent Acquisition search. Jason Hanold, Ashley Schiele and Katie Traines are leading the search for the role located at Fossil’s global headquarters in Dallas, Texas.

Fossil Group, Inc. is a global design, marketing and distribution company specializing in consumer lifestyle and fashion accessories. In a word, they are innovators (and proud of it). In 1984, Fossil was a small watch business with five employees. Today, under a diverse portfolio of proprietary and licensed brands, Fossil Group offers watches, jewelry, handbags, small leather goods, and most recently, wearables.

Fossil’s strategic channels of distribution include department stores, specialty stores, eCommerce websites and more than 500 company-owned and operated retail stores. With their newest owned brand, Misfit, Fossil is uniquely positioned to lead the convergence of style and technology in the high-growth connected space.

Reporting to Chief Human Resources Officer, Darren Hart, the Head of Talent Acquisition will oversee all recruitment efforts enterprise-wide and manage all relationships with external partners. They will be a contributing member of the HR leadership team and lead a team of seven. They will cultivate and develop a high-performing, customer-centric talent acquisition function and collaborate on best practices at the global level and continue to contemporize the function through progressive platforms.