New York City Ann Taylor Stores has added two executives to join its Ann Taylor Stores Division team.
Lisa Axelson has been named senior VP of design, and Mary Kay O'Connor-Wente has been named senior VP, director of stores.
Previously, Axelson recently served as senior VP of design for Club Monaco since October 2005. She began her career at Gap, Inc., working on the Banana Republic and Gap brands for 10 years.
O'Connor-Wente was most recently zone VP, west for Express. Prior to Express, O'Connor-Wente served in various field-leadership roles during her 15-year tenure at Victoria's Secret.