Tropical Sportswear Int'l Corporation has named Ronald G Threadgill senior vice president of global logistics with responsibility for planning, purchasing and sourcing for all of TSI's strategic business units.

Mr Threadgill joins the brand and private label clothing maker from Levi Strauss & Co where he was director of sourcing for the Levi Strauss Signature launch and the director of manufacturing operations for all of Levi's brands in the western hemisphere.

Before this, he was responsible for merchandising, product development and the roll-out of global sourcing at Wal-Mart.