NEW YORK — Kenneth Cole Productions Inc. has tapped Helaine Elias as president of Kenneth Cole men’s and women’s wholesale apparel, a newly-created role.
Most recently, she was president of contemporary at Jaya Corp., where she was in charge of such brands as Elizabeth and James, Textile by Elizabeth and James and PJK. Before, she was president of sales and merchandising at Elie Tahari. Earlier in her career, she served in senior roles at Donna Karan International and Calvin Klein Inc. She also once ran her own contemporary brand called Catalyst New York.
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