NEW YORK: Jack Gross has been named Jones Apparel Group Chief Executive Officer of all denim and junior businesses. He has a proven track record as an exceptional business leader; a release said here on January 31.
Jones Apparel Group Inc, a Fortune 500 company, is a leading designer, marketer and wholesaler of branded apparel, footwear and accessories.
Barry Bates has been appointed Group President and will report to Jack Gross. He joined Jones Apparel Group last year as President and has a wealth of industry experience, most notably in the junior market.
Jack had spearheaded the development of their best performing denim brands and they were excited about the future potential of the portfolio.
He, along with Barry and Patty, would look to maximize the performance of the Company's denim and junior businesses.
The appointments announced January 31 would solidify their operating management team and, more importantly, the structure with which they would approach the market.
They remain focused on competing as an institution so that they may continue to deliver superior product to our customers.