Apparel and home products company Blair Corporation has appointed Larry Pitorak as its interim chief financial officer.

Pitorak, who has been part of professional services firm Tatum Partners since 2002, temporarily takes the place of Bryan Flanagan, who recently resigned from his position of senior vice president and chief financial officer.

President and chief executive officer John Zawacki said: "Larry has been recognised for his success in continuous improvement activities, as well as a proven leader and mentor".

Blair Corporation sells a broad range of women's and men's apparel and home products through direct mail marketing and its websites.