Saks Incorporated announced today that John Wendler, executive vice president of marketing for Saks Department Store Group, will assume the additional direct responsibility for the marketing and advertising of Parisian.

The appointment is effective immediately and Wendler will continue to report to George Jones, president and CEO of SDSG, in his capacity as EVP of marketing for SDSG, and will report to Rob Gruen, president and CEO of Parisian, on Parisian marketing matters.