NEW YORK – Jones Apparel Group Inc. said this morning that Howard Zwilling was promoted to group chief executive officer of Jones Moderate Sportswear.
Zwilling had managed the Erika and Pappagallo brands and will continue to do so with the added responsibilities of running moderate sportswear brands Norton McNaughton, Nine & Co., Joneswear, Bandolino, Evan-Picone, and Rena Rowan, the company said. Zwilling will continue to report to Lynne Cote, ceo of Wholesale Sportswear, Suits and Dresses.
Peter Boneparth, ceo of Jones Apparel Group Inc. said in a statement that company remains “focused on streamlining the company’s organizational structure. In conjunction with our investments in technology, product development, and supply-chain management, we expect to increase our efficiency and speed-to-market capabilities.”