The Wet Seal Inc, a specialty retailer of fashionable contemporary apparel and accessory items (Nasdaq: WTSLA) has announced that Liz Mulligan has been promoted from divisional merchandise manager of tops and outerwear to vice president of merchandising for the Wet Seal division. Liz Mulligan has devoted her career to the retail/merchandise industry. Prior to working for the Wet Seal, Liz spent five years at Afterthoughts where her roles included buyer and district director. Liz joined The Wet Seal, Inc four years ago as accessory buyer. She was promoted to divisional merchandise manager of accessories and then quickly promoted to divisional merchandise manager of tops and outerwear. Liz was promoted to vice president of merchandising in the spring of this year.