Dan River revamps the ranks

NEW YORK — Dan River has restructured the sales force in its Home Fashions Division, in the process creating a chief sourcing role.

Nancy Cartisano, formerly product manager, department and specialty stores, has been named director for sourced products. In her new position, she will be responsible for the coordination of source development and daily interaction with outside suppliers, working with product managers and the design area.

The company's plant in Danville, Va., will continue to handle the replenishment side of the business. "As the market continues to evolve it is imperative we constantly reassess our approach to how we create and sell products," the company said in a release.

Cartisano will be based in the New York office and will report to Dan Hammer, executive vp of sales and marketing.

Scott McLam, formerly sales manager for Federated and specialty stores has been promoted to vice president of sales, department and specialty stores. The respective product managers who support this business group will report to McLam. He will continue to be located out of the New York office and report to Hammer.

Geri Wetmore, formerly vice president, lifestyle brand marketing, has been promoted to vice president, lifestyle marketing, for the upstairs and specialty store business. Based out of New York, she will report to Hammer.

Larry Hicks, formerly sales manager for national and regional accounts, has been promoted to vice president, sales, national and regional chains. Hicks will continue to be based out of the Dallas office and report to Kevin Jareck, senior vice president of sales and marketing, national chains, and McLam.

Glen Alberi, formerly sales manager for Mass Accounts has been named director of sales for the J.C. Penney account. Alberi will relocate from the San Francisco area to the Dallas office and report to Jareck.

Eddy Corado, formerly associate product manager national chains, has been promoted to product manager, department and specialty stores. Corado will be located in the New York office and report to McLam.

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