Leslie H Wexner, chairman and chief executive officer of Intimate Brands Inc, today announced the appointment of Tracey Thomas Travis as vice president, finance and chief financial officer.

Prior to joining Intimate Brands Inc Travis served as CFO for Rexam Beverage Can Americas.

"I'm very pleased to welcome Tracey to the Intimate Brands team," said Wexner. "Her broad experience and strong skill set will make her a valuable contributor at Intimate Brands."

Ms Travis joined Rexam Beverage Can Americas in 1999. Her responsibilities there included all accounting, planning and information technology operations. From 1989-1999, she progressed through various financial and strategic roles at the Pepsi-Cola Company, most recently as a market unit general manager in Michigan, managing the bottling and distribution business. She began her business career at General Motors Corporation.