Luxury retailer The Neiman Marcus Group Inc has appointed Steven Dennis as senior vice president (strategy, business development and multi-channel marketing).

Dennis previously worked for Sears, Roebuck and Co, most recently as vice president (corporate strategy).

Neiman Marcus president and chief executive officer, Burton Tansky said: "Steven's depth of experience in the retail industry makes him a very valuable addition to our management team.

The Neiman Marcus Group's operations includes the Neiman Marcus and Bergdorf Goodman stores as well as catalogue and online operations under the Neiman Marcus, Horchow and Chef's Catalog brands.