Clothing designer Tommy Hilfiger Corporation has named Bob Rosenblatt as its chief operating officer, as well as group president and chief operating officer of its principal operating subsidiary Tommy Hilfiger USA Inc.

Mr Rosenblatt will have broad responsibility in his new role, which will include overseeing finance, distribution, information technology and e-commerce.

In addition, he will be responsible for various administrative support functions, including legal, facilities and security.

Mr Rosenblatt was previously president of the US division of the Home Shopping Network, with responsibility for merchandising, marketing, broadcasting, e-commerce, finance, cable distribution, IT, operations and sales and service.