The Warnaco Group Inc. is eyeing acquisition targets, and a new chief executive officer will lead the effort.
Warnaco on Tuesday named Helen McCluskey president and chief executive officer, effective Feb. 1. McCluskey, 56, succeeds Joe Gromek, 65, who will retire. She is currently chief operating officer, a post she was promoted to in October 2010. Gromek joined Warnaco as president and ceo in 2003.
A Stella McCartney sketch of a custom dress made from protein-based silk in partnership with biotech lab Bolt Threads. The dress will be displayed at The Museum of Modern Art's upcoming design exhibition, "Items: Is Fashion Modern?"