NATORI TAPS MITCHELL: Jessica Mitchell has been appointed to the new post of senior vice president of sales and marketing at the Natori Co.
Mitchell, who oversees sales, marketing and public relations, reports to Josie Natori, president and chief executive.
Mitchell has had an extensive career in the wholesale and retail sectors of the luxury and better merchandise markets. She was most recently executive vice president of sales and marketing for two years for Versace at GV Distribution, overseeing eight divisions. She also held the senior sales and marketing position for the Antonio Fusco unit of GFT USA for two years, and served as a corporate vice president and design director at Liz Claiborne for four years. Earlier, she led a team at Saks Fifth Avenue that developed corporate brands under Real Clothes, The Works and Designer Private Label, and served as president of brand development for the Casual Corner Group after its purchase from U.S. Shoe.