New York City -- Loehmann's Holdings announced that Steven M. Newman has been appointed CEO.
Newman, who will also be a member of Loehmann's board of directors, will join the company in the second week of June. He assumes the CEO role from interim CEO Joe Melvin who will remain as COO of the company.
Newman most recently served for four years as president of Ashley Stewart, a women's specialty retailer. Prior to that, Mr. Newman was executive VP at New York & Co. for four years, responsible for merchandising, design and store presentation.