Victoria's Secret Direct (Catalogue & E-commerce) has announced that Michael Molitor has been appointed to the position of vice president, merchandise planning & analysis for Victoria's Secret Direct, a speciality retailer in intimate apparel.

Reporting to Mike Mahler, vice president and chief financial officer, Mr. Molitor will have overall merchandise planning responsibility for the clothing, shoes and accessories areas. He will also lead the evolution of Victoria Secret Direct's planning processes and systems.

"I'm pleased to welcome Mike to Victoria's Secret Direct," said Mr. Mahler. "His proven track record of merchandise planning leadership and process improvement will be a real asset to our business."

Mr. Molitor joins Victoria's Secret Direct from Saks, Inc where he most recently was senior vice president, merchandise planning & allocation for the Parisian division. He also served as senior vice president, merchandise planning for Saks, Inc, as well as other leadership positions at Saks, Inc and the May Department Stores Company over his 12-year retail career.