Kornberg most recently served as executive vice president of mens merchandising and design

Kornberg most recently served as executive vice president of men's merchandising and design

US clothing retailer Express has promoted David Kornberg to the position of president, with responsibility for both men's and women's merchandising and design.

Kornberg most recently served as executive vice president of men's merchandising and design. 

Prior to joining Express in 2000, he worked at Disney Stores. He also held a number of roles in store management and merchandising at UK retail group Marks & Spencer.

"During his tenure, [Kornberg] has consistently demonstrated sustainable growth of the men's business through his deep understanding of our customer, strong vision and leadership and effective execution of our go-to-market strategy," said chairman and CEO Michael Weiss.

Express also revealed that Fran Horowitz, executive vice president of women's merchandising and design, has resigned from the business. 

The retailer, which operates more than 600 stores, said the position will not be replaced at the present time.