DiPrima moves up at Saks
August 9, 2004-- Home Textiles Today,
Doug DiPrima has been promoted to the newly created post of executive vice president of merchandising for Parisian at Saks Incorporated.
DiPrima has served as Parisian's senior vice president and general merchandise manager of Cosmetics, Shoes, Accessories, Intimate Apparel, and Home since 1998.
He joined Parisian in 1986 and has held various merchandising positions of increasing responsibility.
DiPrima gained previous retail experience at Macy's. He will report to George Jones, president and CEO of Saks Department Store Group, and will continue to be based in Birmingham.
Jones commented, "Doug is an exceptionally talented and experienced merchant, and I am delighted to offer him increased responsibilities within our organization. This appointment enhances an already strong senior management team at Parisian."
Ernest Brown, senior vice president and general merchandise manager of Men's and Kid's; David Doub, senior vice president and general merchandise manager of Ready-to-Wear; and David Neri, senior vice president and general merchandise manager of Center Core and Home, will report to DiPrima.
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