Comings and Goings

Maidenform Taps Heather Harris for Donna Karan Intimates

She will serve as vice president and general manager, reporting to Patricia J. Royak.

- August 15, 2012

The New York Times Co. Names Mark Thompson CEO

The former director-general of the BBC will be relocating to New York from London and is expected to start in November.

- August 15, 2012

Jim Kenney Joins Alvarez & Marsal

Former Penney’s, Macy’s executive to help firms with strategic steps.

- August 14, 2012

Lisa Rhodes Joins Dots as CEO

The former head of Wal-Mart’s New York fashion office takes the helm of the low-priced women’s chain as it gears up for expansion.

- August 14, 2012

Hampshire Group Boosts Executive Ranks

Firm is looking to move the company to profitability after a long and costly transformation.

- August 13, 2012

Larry Sass Joins 818 in Licensing Role

Cherokee alumnus to extend firm's business into brand management and placement.

- August 10, 2012

Alfred Chang Promoted at Pacific Sunwear

He will be vice-president of men's merchandising and design at the specialty retailer, replacing Charlie Mescher.

- August 9, 2012

David Yurman Bolsters Executive Ranks

The company’s focus going forward will be on continued innovation for retail channels and increasing the brand’s global presence.

- August 8, 2012

Safilo Names Roberto Vedovotto CEO

The company's shareholder meeting also confirmed the nomination of Robert Polet, former ceo of Gucci Group, as chairman of the board.

- August 8, 2012

Esprit Taps Inditex Veteran as New CEO

Jose Manuel Martinez Gutiérrez will replace an outgoing Ronald Van Der Vis on or before the end of September.

- August 7, 2012

Talbots Names Team to Direct Turnaround

The troika includes appointment of Mike Archbold as ceo and two veterans of the women's specialty apparel chain.

- August 6, 2012

Bill Blass Dismisses Women's Design Staff

The team was let go last week after learning that the company’s Sept. 11 show at the Union League Club in New York had been canceled.

- August 6, 2012

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