Juicy Couture, a division of Liz Claiborne Inc., has hired two key executives.

This story first appeared in the March 31, 2009 issue of WWD. Subscribe Today.

Ellen Rodriguez has joined the firm as senior vice president, international and licensing, and Lisa Metcalfe has been named senior vice president, global production and sourcing.

Rodriguez was most recently executive vice president of global licensing and marketing at Calvin Klein Inc., where she was responsible for the firm’s licensing business and launched several product categories, including cosmetics and furniture. Earlier, she held senior posts at Cole Haan, Kenneth Cole and Nautica, all in licensing and international departments.

Most recently, Metcalfe was president of her own consulting business, Launch USA, prior to which she spent 15 years in senior production roles with such firms as Victoria’s Secret, London Fog, Calvin Klein and Theory.

Rodriguez and Metcalfe, who are based in the company’s New York offices, report to Edgar Huber, president of Juicy Couture.