NEW YORK — Jones Apparel Group Inc. has promoted Jay Friedman to chief executive officer of company-owned retail footwear and apparel. He was previously president, company-owned retail footwear and apparel at the firm.
Friedman joined Jones in April 2006 as president, wholesale footwear, where he held responsibility for the Easy Spirit, Enzo Angiolini, Circa Joan & David and Jones’ children’s brands. Earlier, he was chief operating officer and president of wholesale and served on the board of Aigner Group Inc. Friedman has also been U.S. president of Foot Locker.
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