MONTREAL, April 4 /CNW/ - The SEA Group announced today the appointment
of Kathy Van Ness as Executive Vice President/Chief Marketing Officer of its
Christina and Gottex divisions.
Van Ness will oversee all aspects of design, development, merchandising,
marketing and sales for both companies worldwide and will report directly to
Dan Elituv, Chairman of the Board Christina America, Inc. and Joey Schwebel,
President and Chief Executive Officer Gottex Models, Ltd.
Van Ness joins the company with more than 25 years of swimwear and
apparel experience. She most recently served as Executive Vice President for
the Swimwear Group at Warnaco, Inc., in Los Angeles. Previously her experience
also included Vice President General Manager, VF Corporations Jantzens
division, President, Diane Von Furstenberg, and Federated Department Store's
"We are delighted to welcome Kathy to our team," commented Dan Elituv.
"Her strong background in the swimwear industry, along with her proven track
record in the branded business will both be great assets to us as we continue
to develop our business," said Joey Schwebel.
For further information:
For further information: Pierce Mattie Public Relations Christina
Zamarripa, 212-243-1431 Christina@piercemattie.com