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TRINA TAPS TRAUBER: Rob Trauber on Monday was named president of Trina Turk’s namesake company. Turk remains chief executive officer and retains creative control over design and product development. Trauber was previously chief operating officer and chief financial officer of partnered brands at Liz Claiborne. He has also held executive positions at Cole Haan, Coach and J. Crew.

Banana Republic on June 7 will launch a Trina Turk collection. Turk’s Palm Springs store, which is celebrating its 10th anniversary, will reopen on Thursday after being closed for renovations.

This story first appeared in the April 17, 2012 issue of WWD.  Subscribe Today.