NEW YORK -- Karyl Chongas has been promoted to vice president and general manager of the Vanity Fair brand at Vanity Fair Mills.
She succeeds Jack Salisbury, who has been senior vice president and general manager of the Vanity Fair brand since 1993. Salisbury, as noted, has been named president and chief executive officer of the Aris Isotoner unit of Sara Lee Corp.
Chongas had been vice president and general manager of the Vassarette brand for one year.
Art DeCesaro has joined Vanity Fair as vice president and general manager of the Vassarette business. He also will oversee the company's private label businesses at Target Stores and Sears, Roebuck & Co.
DeCesaro was most recently vice president of sales at the Champion unit of Sara Lee Corp. for one year. Earlier, he was at Jockey International for 23 years, where he was executive vice president of marketing from 1992 to 1993.
Jim Carr has been promoted to vice president and general manager of private label for Vanity Fair Mills. Carr, who has been with Vanity Fair for 29 years, was formerly vice president of national accounts for the Vanity Fair brand for seven years.
Chongas, DeCesaro and Carr all report to J. Thomson Wyatt, president of Vanity Fair Mills.
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