Hingham, Mass. Talbots Inc. said Tuesday it has appointed Paula Bennett to serve as president of its J. Jill brand, effective Jan. 28.
Bennett is currently with Orchard Brands where she serves as president and CEO of its Appleseed’s, Tog Shop and WinterSilks brands. She previously served as COO of Eileen Fisher.
Bennett is replacing Phil Kowalczyk, who was recently appointed COO at Talbots.