HAIMBACH GETS POST AT STERN’S
NEW YORK — Marcia Haimbach, vice president of intimate apparel at Federated Merchandising, has been promoted to senior vice president and general merchandise manager at Stern’s.
Haimbach will start her new job on Feb. 1. She will be responsible for Stern’s center core area, which includes shoes, accessories, cosmetics and intimate apparel, and will report to Matt Serra, chairman of Stern’s.
Stern’s and Federated Merchandising are divisions of Federated Department Stores. A successor at Federated Merchandising has not been named yet.
In another appointment, Elaine Lefkowith, formerly executive vice president of merchandising for Charming Shoppes, has been named vice president of moderate sportswear for Federated Product Development. She will report to Debbie Martin, senior vice president of ready-to-wear and center core. Lefkowith will be responsible for three Federated private labels: Jennifer Moore, Innovations and Bryn Connolly.