US sleepwear company Russell Newman has announced the addition of two new executives to its management team.

Victoria Vandagriff, formerly of Bendon/Elle Macpherson Intimates, has been named the executive vice president of sales for the firm.

In addition, Paula MacDougall, who was most recently the vice president of merchandising for the Warnaco Group, has been named chief merchandising officer.

"We are thrilled to add Victoria and Paula to our management team," said Eric Hamburg, CEO of Russell Newman.

"They both bring unique expertise with their extensive backgrounds in the industry and will support Russell Newman's growth trajectory."