SPINA STEPS UP: Frank Spina has been promoted to design director/dresses at The Leslie Fay Co., a new position. He was formerly the design director of the Leslie Fay Dress division. He now reports to both Cate Bandel, president of Leslie Fay Dress, and Linda Larsen German, president and chief merchandising officer of the company. Spina, who joined Leslie Fay in June, will oversee the aesthetic and seasonal direction of all Leslie Fay dress brands. He will also ensure a consistent image between the dresses and recently relaunched Leslie Fay Sportswear brand.

This story first appeared in the January 14, 2003 issue of WWD.  Subscribe Today.