Stone named top WPS information officer
September 9, 2002,
David Stone has joined WestPoint Stevens Inc. as senior vp, information technology and chief information officer, a new position.
In his new post, which he will begin on Oct. 1, he will divide his time between WestPoint's information technology offices at corporate headquarters here, and at the Clemson, SC, manufacturing complex.
"His background spans almost 30 years," said Dupuy Sears, senior vp, finance and cfo, to whom Stone reports. "His experience includes a number of years dealing with information technology relating to textiles, apparel and sewn products industries, as well as non-textile-related industries. He also has extensive experience in supply chain management and business intelligence. He'll be a welcome addition to our management team."
Stone graduated magna cum laude from Furman University, Greenville, SC, with a bachelor's degree in chemistry, and studied for two years in the computer science Ph.D. program at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
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