Gerber Childrenswear, Inc. (NYSE:GCW) today announced the appointment of Bobby J. Prochaska, 59, to the newly created position of President and Chief Operating Officer of Gerber's Apparel Division. As President of the Apparel Division, Dr. Prochaska will assume responsibility for all aspects of the Apparel Division, which manufactures and distributes infants' apparel principally under the Gerber brand name.