By  on December 1, 2016

Will Swillie has joined Haspel as executive vice president and managing director. The newly created position will be based in Baton Rouge, La., where the seersucker pioneer is headquartered.

Swillie has more than 27 years of industry experience in traditional retailers, e-commerce sites as well as wholesale. The Louisiana native most recently served as vice president and divisional merchandise manager of Stein Mart, where he was in charge of the men’s sportswear business. Prior to that, Swillie was the division president of Clad, a luxury web site dedicated to contemporary men’s wear that was a joint venture between J.C. Penney Co. and Esquire magazine. He had also been director of brand management for Rue La La, an Internet company where he launched the men’s business in 2010. He has also served as a men’s buyer for both Neiman Marcus in Dallas and Ralph Lauren in New York City.

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