Apparel maker Phillips-Van Heusen Corporation has named Andrea Elliott to the newly created post of vice president and general manager of its Canadian Retail Operations.

She will be responsible for all aspects of the Canadian launch of Calvin Klein, Van Heusen, Izod, and GH Bass & Co retail stores across Canada.

Elliot, who is based in Toronto, will oversee the store operations for each of these brands in Canada, and will report directly to Steve Shiffman, group president and chief operating officer, PVH Retail Brands.

With more than 20 years of combined executive, financial, operational and human resources experience spanning the retail, professional services and financial industries, Elliot most recently served as an executive vice president at PricewaterhouseCoopers Canada.