Esprit de Corp has announced the appointment of Gloria Feliciano to the position of senior vice president Human Resources, responsible for all human resources issues as well as for supervising Esprit's travel department.

Chairman and CEO Joseph E Heid, said: "I believe the human resources position is of extreme importance to Esprit and it is our goal to make certain that our employees needs will be heard at the highest levels of the corporation. Ms. Feliciano brings a wealth of experience in the human resources field to Esprit and we are extremely pleased to have her join our other talented senior executives."

Prior to joining Esprit, Ms Feliciano spent 15 years with Polygram Holdings Inc, where she most recently served as senior vice president, Human Resources and Administrative Services. In that position, she was responsible for corporate-wide human resources, travel and administrative services.

Previously, she held high level personnel positions with Tomen America, a general Japanese Trading Company and International Basic Economy Corporation, a real estate development conglomerate of the Rockefeller Family of Companies.