Sandra Masters-Aronson has been appointed senior vice president of merchandising at women's wear retailer Ann Taylor, effective 18 March 2002. In her new position Ms Masters-Aronson will report to company president Kim Roy. Ms Masters-Aronson most recently served as vice president of merchandising, Brooks Brothers where she was responsible for the women's clothing division, including directing design, strategic planning, marketing, sourcing, fit and the positioning of the brand.