US clothing giant Jones Apparel Group Inc has announced a number of key promotions as it looks to strengthen its management team.

The firm, whose brands include Jones New York, Lauren by Ralph Lauren, Ralph by Ralph Lauren, and Polo Jeans Company, has appointed Anita Britt to the role of EVP of finance.

It has also named Efthimios Sotos SVP and treasurer, and Joseph Donnalley SVP of corporate taxation and risk management.

The company said the promotions were in recognition of their "valuable contributions to the success of Jones Apparel Group".