WRIGHT DEPARTS MAGNIN’S FOR VP SPOT AT BARNEYS
NEW YORK — David Wright has been named vice president and divisional merchandise manager for women’s bridge and designer sportswear at Barneys New York, a new post at the specialty chain.
Wright’s responsibilities were handled by Bonnie Pressman, who continues as senior vice president of all women’s ready-to-wear, accessories, shoes and cosmetics.
Wright was vice president and divisional merchandise manager for women’s designer sportswear at the I. Magnin division of R.H. Macy & Co. At Barneys, he reports to Michelle Smith, senior vice president and general merchandise manager of women’s rtw. Smith joined Barneys from I. Magnin in May.
I. Magnin, recently has had a string of executive departures. In addition to Smith and Wright, Terry Mottoros, who was merchandising president, left in June. Joseph Cicio resigned as chairman and chief executive officer last month. His last official day is today.