Saks taps Mustafa, Villa
August 27, 2004,
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Saks Incorporated has made two promotions in its Saks Department Store Group (SDSG) private brand and product development area based in Birmingham, Ala.
Harris Mustafa, with nearly 30 years of merchandising, finance, and planning experience in the retail industry, has been promoted to executive vice president of private brand and product development for SDSG. Mustafa joined SDSG in 2003 as senior vice president of planning and operations for private brand. Prior to that, he was senior vice president of business planning for Williams-Sonoma, Inc. Between 1987 and 2002, Mustafa was with Payless ShoeSource, Inc., where he rose to the position of senior vice president and managing director of Payless ShoeSource International. He will report to George Jones, president and CEO of SDSG.