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Calif. Mart Names Newman GM

LOS ANGELES -- Corky Newman, Cherokee Inc.'s president of corporate marketing and licensing since 1987, has been named general manager of the California Mart, effective May 16.<BR><BR>In this new post at the Mart, he will report to Sidney Morse, who...

LOS ANGELES — Corky Newman, Cherokee Inc.’s president of corporate marketing and licensing since 1987, has been named general manager of the California Mart, effective May 16.

In this new post at the Mart, he will report to Sidney Morse, who is continuing the position of managing general partner.

Before joining Cherokee, which is a manufacturer and marketer of casual sportswear and footwear based in Sunland, Calif., Newman was president of the Puritan Division of Calvin Klein and the executive vice president of the Calvin Klein corporation.

Earlier, Newman was president of Cole of California and executive vice president of Sirena Swimwear.

A successor for Newman at Cherokee has not yet been named.

Morse, in a statement, said Newman’s experience “will add great value to all that we do here to make tenants and retailers happy.”