Apparel retailer Hallenstein Glasson Holdings Limited has secured top Australian fashion executive Tali Kalb as its new general manager of merchandise.

Ms Kalb joins from Jeanswest, where she initially served as women's wear product manger and more recently as merchandise director covering the whole business including men's wear, women's wear, denim and accessories.

Chief Executive Shayne Quanchi said: "We're thrilled to be appointing someone of Tali's calibre and experience to the key Glassons buying role.

"The right buying direction can make or break a brand and we're delighted to have Tali on board to lead Glassons' overall fashion direction into the future."