POST JOINS KELLWOOD: Cecelia Post has been named senior vice president of lingerie for the lingerie division of Kellwood Co.
Post until recently was president of Body Drama Inc., an intimate apparel company in Los Angeles. She had held that post since the company started in 1985.
In her new post at Kellwood, she will relocate to New York and report to Charles Rumbley, division president. Post will assume the merchandising, marketing and sales responsibilities formerly held by Craig Gendel, who has left the company.
Kellwood manufactures sleepwear under the Ilise Stevens and Sugar Plum labels and private label, as well as daywear and foundations by LA Intimates, and the licensed line of Breathables by Gilda Marx panties.
LADY ESTER EXECS: Linda Bress Cazzola has been named division manager of sales and marketing of Lady Ester daywear, sleepwear and loungewear at Lady Ester Lingerie Corp., New York. She succeeds Karen Cummins, who has resigned from the company. Cazzola was formerly self-employed, with a lingerie sales representative company bearing her name for 10 years.
Also, Alyson Fendel has been named manager of A Current Event, the firm's maternity division of daywear, sleepwear and loungewear.
She succeeds Carol Murat, who also resigned. Fendel was vice president of sales and marketing at Sawyer of Napa Corp., a private label maker of shearling coats, for 1 1/2 years.
Cazzola and Fendel report to Robert Sadock, president of Lady Ester.
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