Martha Stewart taps Pollack for merchandising  

New York -- Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia has recruited Donna Karan Home ceo Patsy Pollack as evp of merchandising, a new position reporting to president of merchandising and co-ceo Robin Marino.

Pollack will oversee the Martha Stewart Collection at Macy's and Martha Stewart Everyday at Kmart – as well as the MSLO portfolio of home décor licensed programs including furniture with Bernhardt, rugs with Safavieh, lighting with Generation Brands, floor coverings with FLOR and the Martha Stewart branded housing development business with KB Homes.

As ceo of Donna Karan Home since 1999, Pollack supervised the development, launch and expansion of that collection. She was previously president of Calvin Klein Home, for which she directed the launch in 1995.

Earlier, Pollack was vp of licensing and marketing for decorative fabric supplier F. Schumacher & Co., and also worked at then-major textile mill Fieldcrest Cannon.

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