BUFFALO TAPS MAAS: Buffalo David Bitton has named Kym Maas as chief merchandising officer, a new position that reports to Todd Howard, president of global wholesale. Maas, who will be based in New York, was previously executive vice-president of merchandising and design at the Tommy Retail division of Tommy Hilfiger. Earlier in her career she held management positions at Express, DKNY Jeans, Kenneth Cole and Bloomingdale’s.