HBC sees Burstell engaged in bringing innovative concepts to all of its divisions.
A product and marketing executive at Yves Saint Laurent, he will take over Isabelle Guichot's role.
The fashion designer’s hat collection will be shown in Stockholm in February.
Firm reiterated that it intended to back Men’s Wearhouse’s nominees, Arthur Reiner and John Bowlin, for election to the Bank board.
The $1.3 billion vertically structured dyed fabric and shirt supplier works with such retailers as Macy’s, J.C. Penney, Lands’ End and Brooks Brothers.
The sprawling 375,000-square-foot hub of The New School, will officially open its doors Thursday on the university’s Greenwich Village campus.