US Polo Association, a division of Jordache Enterprises, on Tuesday announced the appointment of former Union Bay sales chief, Donna Benabou, as national sales manager, girl's sportswear division for the USPA brand.

The New York-based company said in a statement Benabou increased national sales volumes at Guess Inc’s women's divisions to $250 million and was also responsible for re-launching the Pepe Jeans brand nationally.

In her new role, she will oversee a line which offers fashion-forward jeans, t- shirts, polo shirts and accessories sold under the license of the official sanctioning body in the US for the sport of Polo.

"Donna Benabou has what it takes to make US Polo Association the most sought after girl's brand by mid-tier retail, department and chain stores nationwide. She's the perfect fit to our fast-growing girl's division," said brand president Cliff Lelonek.