American Apparel names new CFO
Los Angeles — American Apparel announced Friday that it has named John J. Luttrell as executive VP and CFO, and moved its current CFO Adrian Kowlewski into the position of executive VP corporate strategy, effective Feb. 7.
Luttrell was previously CFO of Gap’s Old Navy brand.
Liz Claiborne names Juicy Couture CEO as business development exec
New York City — Liz Claiborne said Friday that Edgar Huber, CEO of Juicy Couture, will be assuming a new position as executive VP global business development for Liz Claiborne, effective Feb. 14.
The company said Huber will continue to report to William L. McComb, CEO, Liz Claiborne.
LeAnn Nealz, president and chief creative officer, and John DeFalco, CFO and COO, will jointly manage the Juicy Couture business while the leadership structure for the brand going forward is determined, according to McComb.
"This move reflects the company’s significant opportunities for global expansion of its key brands, including Juicy Couture, Kate Spade, Lucky Brand Jeans and Liz Claiborne,” said McComb.
NRF announces reorganization
Washington, D.C. — The National Retail Federation said Thursday that it has made changes to its organizational structure, promoting Carleen Kohut from senior VP and CFO to the position of COO.
Also Susan Newman, VP, conferences, has been promoted to senior VP conferences, and Mike Gatti, formerly senior VP communications, has been named senior VP member relations.