Rodney Hutton and Daniela Bocresion have been appointed by The Jones Group to newly created chief merchandising officer roles for the Anne Klein and Rachel Roy brands, respectively.
Hutton, as chief merchandising officer of Anne Klein, will oversee all merchandising activities for production, sales, marketing and design. The 21-year veteran has previously served as principal at Fashion Iconic, as well as head merchant roles at Karl Lagerfeld and Giorgio Armani USA.
Meanwhile, Bocresion will oversee merchandising activities for both the Rachel Roy and Rachel Rachel Roy brands. She brings 15 years of experience having worked as senior vice president of merchandising and marketing at Lacoste USA and other production management and product development roles, including at Ann Taylor.
"We welcome Rodney and Daniela to the Jones team," saysRichard Dickson, president and chief executive officer of branded Businesses for The Jones Group. "Their industry experience will be instrumental in growing these valuable brands—Anne Klein and Rachel Roy—to their full marketplace potential. As we develop into the most powerful portfolio of brands in fashion, we have brought in-house some of the industry's most impressive design and merchant talents, and have enabled opportunities for our own emerging leaders."