TEAM BUILDING: Ann Taylor Stores Corp. promoted Catherine Sadler to the new post of chief marketing officer and recruited Laurie David as senior vice president of human resources. Sadler oversees all brand positioning and strategic marketing for the Ann Taylor and Loft divisions, including all offline and online brand imagery, advertising, direct marketing, public relations, point-of-sale, relationship and cause-related marketing. She was executive vice president of marketing. David was chief human resources officer at Transora, an e-marketplace for consumer goods, and before that, she worked at Sara Lee Corp. She succeeds Melissa Wallace, who left Ann Taylor late last year.
FRANK STUART MEMORIAL: A memorial service for Frank Stuart, former fabrics editor for DNR, WWD’s sister publication, will be held on April 17 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Village Cottage, 345 Bleecker Street, in New York. Stuart died on March 3.