NEW YORK — The Finish Line will announce today that it has hired Ernest Brown, a longtime Parisian merchant, as vice-president and GMM of its Man Alive streetwear division. Brown is charged with all men’s and women’s apparel and accessories lines, and will report to Man Alive’s president Lou Spagna.
Before to joining Man Alive, Brown spent more than 25 years at Parisian, a Saks Inc. retail division that was acquired by Belk three years ago. He had served as GMM of men’s, children’s and cosmetics at Parisian since 1994, and held other men’s merchandising positions at the retailer before that.
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