Intimate apparel company Maidenform Brands has announced the appointment of Nanci Prado as executive vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary.

Prado will oversee all aspects of the company's legal operations and she will report directly to Maurice S Reznik, Maidenform's CEO.

Prado joins Maidenform from Omrix Biopharmaceuticals where she was vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary.

Maidenform also recently promoted Gayle Weibley Wolman from senior vice president, human resources to executive vice president, human resources, and John Nelson from vice president, controller to vice president, chief accounting officer.

Reznik said: "We are very excited to have Nanci join our company and our executive leadership team.

"As we continue to accelerate our market expansion and growth strategy, her legal expertise and business experience will help us achieve our strategic goals.

"Throughout their tenure with Maidenform, Gayle and John have provided invaluable leadership to our operational and finance teams. They are both consummate professionals and have played a significant role in the success of our company."