Lawrence C. DeParis has been named as president and chief executive officer of The Nat Nast Co., a Connecticut-based men’s sportswear firm, effective Monday. The posts were formerly held by Patty Nast Canton, daughter of founder Nat Nast, who will now assume the role of creative director.
The former president and ceo of Escada USA, DeParis will be charged with the development and growth of the family-owned business. Founded in 1946, the label was relaunched by Canton and her sister Barbara Nast Saletan in 2000 and is now carried in over 600 doors in the U.S. Saletan is executive vice president of sales.
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