Apparel group Oxford Industries Inc has named Jim Tuman as new president of its Lanier Clothes tailored division, replacing Wayne Brantley who is retiring.

Brantley, whose retirement will become effective 3 June 2005, is leaving the unit after 26 years as president.

Jim Tuman previously served as vice president of manufacturing for Lanier.

Oxford Industries Inc is a producer and marketer of branded and private label apparel for men, women and children under brands such as Tommy Bahama, Indigo Palms, Island Soft, Ben Sherman, Ely & Walker and Oxford Golf.