Ron Rheingold has been named head of Weatherproof Garment Co.’s sweater division, where he will oversee design, production, merchandising and sales. He joins Weatherproof after stints at Kellwood Co., where he was president of both its Northern Isles and Slates divisions, and Block Corp., where he led the company’s better sportswear division.

This story first appeared in the April 3, 2009 issue of WWD.  Subscribe Today.