Headquartered in Florida with strong ties to US and Latin American collectors, Vivian Pfeiffer joins Phillips as head of business development:
Phillips is pleased to announce the appointment of Vivian Pfeiffer as Head of Business Development and Deputy Chairman, Americas, in January 2017, adding considerable expertise and depth to the company’s work with collectors and consigners in the United States and Latin America. Ms. Pfeiffer joins Phillips from Christie’s, where she was the Director of Private Sales in North and Latin America.
In her new role with Phillips, Ms. Pfeiffer will be based in New York and Miami and will work closely with the Contemporary Art and Latin American art teams to continue Phillips’ development and expansion of those markets in the regions. She will lead the Regional Directors and oversee and support the business development activities of the Regional Specialists to create and implement strategies and establish networks to drive all sales genres in the Americas. She will also head the Client Advisory department and Proposals team for the Americas and will support and manage the Director of Trusts, Estates & Valuations, Jennifer Jones, in the strategic development of the function in the Americas as a critical long-term business development tool.
“Vivian will work closely with Phillips’ senior executives to further develop client relationships in the United States and throughout Latin America, creating engagement opportunities for today’s collectors,” said Edward Dolman, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. “With her significant experience and passion for engaging with clients and colleagues, she will be at the forefront of initiatives in the coming years as we strive to serve collectors and consigners across multiple regions and collecting interests.”