Body Central Corp., a Jacksonville, Fla.-based multi-channel specialty retailer of value-priced apparel and accessories, said Monday that it has named four executives to merchandising and e-commerce positions. The company also said Beth Angelo had resigned as chief merchandising officer.
The hires include Andrea Jackson, senior vice president and general merchandise manager. Jackson was previously divisional merchandise manager of juniors and women’s dresses and outerwear at Sears Holdings Corp. Patti Simigran was named senior vice president of e-commerce and direct. She was formerly chief marketing officer of Maurices. Debbie Martin, who was appointed senior vice president of trend and design, held the same job at Lane Bryant, and Grant Simmons was named vice president of e-commerce marketing. Prior to joining Body Central, Simmons was divisional vice president of e-commerce with responsibility for strategizing and executing digital marketing programs at Coldwater Creek.
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