PVH Corp subsidiary Calvin Klein, Inc has tapped Nike senior creative director of women's sportswear apparel Jessica Lomax as its new boss of global design.

Lomax will join the company on 9 December as executive vice president, global head of design where she will lead Calvin Klein's global design strategy and provide creative direction across all areas of the business, including licensees. She will be responsible for defining and strengthening all product categories for the lifestyle brand, with a focus on essential hero product, in addition to driving collaborations and sustainable innovation.

Lomax currently serves as senior creative director, women's sportswear apparel for Nike where she has led collaborations including Nike x Sacai, as well as numerous sustainability projects for the brand. Prior to Nike, Lomax worked with Hussein Chalayan for Puma and consulted for a number of sports and fashion brands.

"Jessica excels in creating clear product visions that are rooted in our unique brand DNA and connected to what our consumer aspires to today," says Cheryl Abel-Hodges, CEO of Calvin Klein, Inc. "Under her creative design leadership and through her collaborative and innovative approach, I am extremely confident that our product direction will continue to become more consumer-centric, sustainable, and inclusive."

Lomax's appointment follows two recent hires to the Calvin Klein global leadership team: Jacob Jordan, global chief merchant and product strategist, and Linh Peters, global chief marketing officer.