Kay Krill has been promoted to the position of president of AnnTaylor Stores Corporation and a member of its board of directors.

Krill, formerly president of the Ann Taylor Loft division, has been with the ladies' specialty retail group since 1994.

In her new role she will oversee all three of the company's Ann Taylor Stores, Ann Taylor Loft, and Ann Taylor Factory Stores divisions as well as all of its marketing strategies.

Krill will assume her new responsibilities as president immediately, but will continue to have direct management responsibility for Ann Taylor Loft until her replacement at Loft is named.