Leading clothing designer and retailer Polo Ralph Lauren Corp has announced the appointments of Charles Fagan as EVP of global retail brand development and Wayne Meichner as president of Polo retail.

The company said Fagan’s promotion will see him direct the integration of merchandising, ad and marketing strategies at its 273 self-owned and franchise outlets.

It added Meichner joins from Saks Fifth Avenue where he most recently held the position of EVP of merchandising.