Apparel and footwear maker Jones Apparel Group Inc has promoted Stacy Lastrina to the post of chief marketing officer. 

Ms Lastrina, who has been with the company for 19 years and most recently served as executive vice president of marketing and creative services, will continue to report to Wesley Card, president and chief executive officer.

"Stacy is an exceptional marketing executive who brings a history of proven results and demonstrated leadership to this important role," Card said in a statement.