10/31/2012 03:51 EDT | Updated 10/31/2012 03:52 EDT

Lisa Tant Named New Fashion Editor For Holt Renfrew

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TORONTO, ON - SEPTEMBER 10: Editor-in-chief of Flare Magazine Lisa Tant attends Hugo Boss / GQ Party at The 2011 Toronto International Film Festival at Hugo Boss Store on September 10, 2011 in Toronto, Canada. (Photo by Peter Bregg/Getty Images for Hugo Boss)

Lisa Tant, one of Canada's most experienced fashion journalists, has been named Vice-President, Fashion Editor for luxury retailer Holt Renfrew.

The company made the announcement on Twitter on Wednesday evening.

"We’re pleased to further extend Holt Renfrew’s market reach and voice through this exciting new role," said Alix Box, Holt Renfrew’s Senior Vice President, Sales & Marketing wrote in a press release. ”Lisa is a great addition to the team, with a proven track record of driving results through fashion media programs and content.”

Tant was formerly the editor-in-chief at Flare but became the Publisher at Hello! Canada in July. Both publications are owned by Rogers.

Tant mentioned her departure from Rogers on Twitter:

Twitter reacts to Tant's departure from publishing:

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