Abby F. Kohnstamm
Ms. Kohnstamm, 65, became a director of Tiffany & Co. in 2001. Ms. Kohnstamm previously served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer at Pitney Bowes Inc. ("Pitney Bowes") from 2013 until her retirement on July 1, 2018. In this role, she managed Pitney Bowes's worldwide marketing and communications, pitneybowes.com, as well as citizenship and philanthropy for Pitney Bowes. Before joining Pitney Bowes, Ms. Kohnstamm was the President and founder of Abby F. Kohnstamm & Associates, Inc., a marketing and consulting firm. Prior to establishing her company in 2006, Ms. Kohnstamm served as Senior Vice President, Marketing (Chief Marketing Officer) of IBM Corporation from 1993 through 2005. In that capacity, she had overall responsibility for all aspects of marketing and corporate philanthropy across IBM on a global basis. Before joining IBM, Ms. Kohnstamm held a number of senior marketing positions at American Express from 1979 through 1993. Ms. Kohnstamm is a member of the Board of Directors of the Roundabout Theatre Company and Sanctuary for Families, as well as Trustee Emeritus of Tufts University. She holds a B.A. from Tufts University, an M.A. in Education from New York University and an M.B.A. from New York University Stern School of Business.
Key Skills: brand management, global management, strategic planning, product development, digital marketing and e-commerce.