Jones Apparel Group has named two executives to lead the company’s handbag division, ramping up a push in accessories.
Dina Battipaglia was tapped as group president for handbags and Rafé Totengco will fill the new post of creative director for handbags. They will initially focus on Jones brands Nine West and Vintage America, said Richard Dickson, Jones president and chief executive officer of branded business. The appointments are effective immediately.
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