Neiman Marcus gets new information chief

DALLAS — Neiman Marcus has named Michael Kingston SVP, CIO of The Neiman Marcus Group. He succeeds Phillip Maxwell, who earlier this month announced his retirement.

Kingston joins The Neiman Marcus Group from Ann Inc., parent company of Ann Taylor, where he was the EVP enterprise transformation and technology. Prior to Ann Inc., Kingston was VP applications at Coach Inc. and international director information services at LVMH.

"Michael Kingston is the perfect choice for us to lead our Information Technology team, " said Karen Katz president and CEO of Neiman Marcus Inc. "The use of new technology and integrated systems is key to our omni-channel strategies.  Michael's background in the retail industry, combined with his impressive skills planning, designing, implementing, and supporting applications for large multi-national corporations will blend perfectly with our very talented management team."

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