Russell-Newman, the Denton, Texas-based sleepwear company, has named Alicia Stern president of its Tommy Hilfiger men's and women's sleepwear division. Stern succeeds Karen Faul, who will now head Russell-Newman's hotel/spa division.

Previously, Stern launched Hachette Filipacchi's Elle accessory division in the North American market and has also served as the president of Harrods Accessories for men and women. In addition, Stern has worked for Capezio and Liz Claiborne Accessories.