Casual apparel retailer Pacific Sunwear of California Inc (PacSun) has named C Joseph Harris as vice-president of sourcing and production.

Harris, the former executive vice-president of Rousso Apparel Group, will be responsible for sourcing and production of all PacSun and d.e.m.o. merchandise in the role.

PacSun chief merchandising officer Tim Harmon said the company was "very pleased" to welcome Harris to its executive team.

"Joseph's global supply chain management experience is truly impressive and will greatly benefit us as we grow from 900 stores to 1400 stores over the next three and a half years," he said.

In his 21-year retail and apparel industry career, Harris has held positions with Liz Claiborne, Casual Corner Group Inc, Cygne Designs Inc and Jones New York Inc.