Cathy Hernandez has been appointed director of women’s swimwear at Tommy Bahama. She fills a vacancy created when Lynne Koplin, former president of Tommy Bahama’s women’s division, was named chief operating officer of True Religion Apparel Inc. this month. Hernandez, who has worked in the women’s swimwear division since 2005, most recently as general merchandise manager, will report to Tommy Bahama president and coo Doug Wood. Dominic Sabella remains design director of women’s sportswear at Tommy Bahama.

This story first appeared in the January 22, 2010 issue of WWD. Subscribe Today.