Sequential Sews Up New Fashion President

Sequential Brands Group has tapped Karen Castellano to serve as the company’s president of fashion.

Castellano will oversee the company’s fashion portfolio which includes Jessica Simpson, William Rast and Ellen Tracy.

“I’m excited to welcome Karen Castellano to Sequential and have her as part of our executive team,” says Karen Murray, chief executive officer, Sequential Brands Group. “Karen has a proven track record of building fashion brands, a deep understanding of the licensing business and solid retail and wholesale relationships. She is a true asset and I’m thrilled she’s joining us.”

Most recently, Castellano served as the president of Tommy Hilfiger women’s denim and sportswear division at G-III Apparel Group. Previous roles include executive vice president of NYDJ Apparel and chief executive officer of TR Designs as well as vice president of menswear and childrenswear at Burberry.