Women’s wear retailer Chico's FAS Inc has named former Tory Burch executive Liz Edmiston as senior vice president, general merchandise manager for its White House|Black Market division.

She will report directly to Donna Noce, brand president of White House|Black Market, and oversee the merchandise strategy and direction for the brand's apparel, shoe and accessories businesses.

Edmiston joins the retail chain, which operates 344 boutique and 21 outlet stores, from Tory Burch, where she served as vice president of merchandising and oversaw merchandising, planning and allocation for the global wholesale and retail business including boutiques, web and outlets. 

She has also served as vice president, merchandising for Victoria's Secret, and held a variety of merchandising roles with Club Monaco, Ralph Lauren Factory Stores, Gap International, Old Navy and Bloomingdale's.