RON GASTON REJOINS LANE BRYANT AS EXEC. VP
NEW YORK — Ron Gaston has been named executive vice president of operations and administration at the Lane Bryant division of The Limited Inc.
Gaston is returning to Lane Bryant after a four-year absence. He spent nine years at the retailer, from February 1987 to July 1996, serving as executive vice president and chief financial officer of Lane Bryant and in the same post for the women’s apparel group.
He left for a 16-month stint in the same post at JoAnn stores, and in 1998, he went to the Venator Group as senior vice president.
At Lane Bryant, Gaston will be responsible for finance, store control, planning and allocation, the distribution center, information technology and loss prevention. He reports to Jill Dean, president and chief executive officer of Lane Bryant.