Herb Briggs to helm Dan River
September 7, 2007,
Danville, Va. – Home fashions supplier Dan River has recruited industry veteran Herb Briggs as president, retail sales and marketing, effective Sept. 17. This move frees Dan Hammer to move into a newly created role as evp - strategy, said Dan River president and ceo Sanjay Purohit. (Hammer had the position of evp, Dan River Inc. and president, retail.)
Reporting to Briggs will be Kevin Jareck, svp - mass and national chains sales and marketing; Lou Casali, svp - department stores sales and marketing; Dan Greco, svp - kids sales and marketing; Neil Mandell, svp – licensing and marketing; Paul Schmitt, vp - department and specialty accounts sales and marketing; Bruce Nichol, vp – product development and design; Brian McAlear, vp - Canada operations; and Frank Carbone, sales manager - off goods.