Paula Sutter is an Operating Partner at TSG and works closely with the firm’s apparel and fashion partner companies.
Prior to joining TSG, Paula was the President of Diane von Furstenberg. Paula joined Diane von Furstenberg in 1999 with the task of re-launching and rebuilding the DVF brand. Paula led DVF’s transformative growth over the course of 14 years, spearheading the company’s development into a true lifestyle brand through free-standing stores around the world including Europe, Asia, South America and Middle East, building a substantial presence in department stores worldwide, launching DVF.com and developing a vast range of accessories and home furnishings. She brings a deep understanding of branding and store roll-out as well as key retailer and supply chain relationships to TSG.
Paula began her career in fashion over 20 years ago at Madison Avenue Design Group. Her interest in fashion coupled with her sales-driven mind eventually led her to Donna Karan where she was named Vice President of Sales & Marketing. There she ran all domestic divisions of DKNY including DKNY clothing, Classics, and Specialty Sizes, significantly growing the business.PSUTTER@TSGCONSUMER.COM | 212-203-5275