BOTHAMLEY JOINS WINSTON: Nancy Bothamley has been named to the new post of director of U.S. sales at Harry Winston, overseeing all jewelry and watch sales for the U.S. market, including the company’s three U.S. locations — the flagship store in New York at 718 Fifth Ave., the Petit Salon in New York’s Trump Tower, and the unit in Beverly Hills, Calif.
Bothamley started in the jewelry industry in 1976, and most recently was vice president of sales for Marina B. from 1986 to 1989.
PARKHURST’S NEW PLACE: The U.S. division of Toronto-based knit accessories firm Parkhurst has moved into its own showroom in New York at 358 Fifth Ave., between 34th and 35th Streets. The 1,300-square-foot showroom is in suite 701.
The showroom will be managed by Shelley Lipton, the company’s executive vice president of U.S. sales.
Previously, the Parkhurst line had been sold at Etcetera, a manufacturer’s representative showroom in New York.
CLAIBORNE NAMES MASH: Ellen Mash has been named vice president of sales for handbags, small leather goods and fashion accessories, a new post resulting from the consolidation of two divisions.
Mash will oversee all sales and sales related-functions for the accessories division, which includes handbags, small leather goods and belts, scarves, hats, bodywear, socks and tights. Fashion jewelry and watches are handled as a separate division.
Mash, who joined the company in 1983 and has held a number of sales posts in the accessories division, was most recently vice president of sales for fashion accessories since 1993.
Alicia Stern, who left the firm last November, had been vice president of sales for handbags and small leather goods.
Mash reports to Carol Hochman, president of Liz Claiborne Accessories.