SALLY PEARSON JOINS CLAIBORNE AS PRESIDENT OF RETAIL DIVISION
NEW YORK — Sally Pearson has been named president of the retail division of Liz Claiborne Inc.
She will be responsible for marketing, retail and visual merchandising, store operations and planning and allocation for the division. Pearson will report directly to Denise V. Seegal, president of Liz Claiborne.
She succeeds Jim Metscher, who left the firm last November to join The Custom Foot, a retail operation selling custom Italian footwear.
Pearson was with Lerner New York, a division of The Limited Inc., where she was executive vice president for all women’s private label. Before that, she was with Saks Fifth Avenue and Federated Department Stores corporate merchandising office.