New Executive Vice President of Merchandising Nine WestWednesday, 16 February 2011
The Jones Group Inc announced that it has appointed
Sally Ross Executive Vice President of Merchandising for Nine West Direct, effective immediately. This addition further enhances the Company's in-house talent consistent with its commitment to establishing the leading portfolio of fashion brands in the industry. Ross' focus will be on leading the merchandise initiatives for Nine West Retail, Nine West Outlet and NineWest.com, and she will report directly to Ron Offir, President, Jones Direct Group.
Ross brings over twenty years of experience in accessories merchandising from the world's leading retailers to The Jones Group. Most recently, Ross was Vice President, Divisional Merchandise Manager at Bergdorf Goodman, where she was responsible for the women's footwear business, significantly increasing the sales volume in the footwear division during her six year tenure.
In her role as Executive Vice President of Merchandising for Nine West Direct, Ross will oversee the merchandising, planning and allocations teams of the different Nine West businesses to deliver significant growth and profitability to the Nine West brand and bring compelling and fresh experiences to customers.
The Jones Group Inc. is a leading global designer, marketer and wholesaler of over 35 brands with best-in-class product expertise across five divisions: apparel, footwear, jeanswear, jewelry and handbags.