Jones Apparel Group has appointed Anliza Mak as president of Jones International, effective 27 October.

Hong Kong-based Mak, who was actively involved in the formation of Jones International, replaces Sam Tang who is pursuing interests elsewhere.

Lynne Cote, CEO of wholesale sportswear, suits and dresses, said: "Anliza is a recognized leader in the organisation with strong management, production, and quality control skills.

"She will be an integral part of realigning the role and responsibility of Jones International with a vision of reducing production lead times and increasing Jones Apparel Group's speed-to-market capabilities."

Jones' brands include Jones New York, Gloria Vanderbilt, Nine West, Anne Klein, and Barneys New York.