Frank Terkelsen has joined branded apparel company VF Corporation as vice president (mergers and acquisitions).

Terkelson, who will also join the company's operating committee, will be responsible for acquisition opportunities, deal negotiation and new business integration.

He has over 12 years' experience in mergers, acquisitions and business development, and most recently served as manager - business development at GE Transportation, a unit of General Electric Company.

VF Corporation is a leader in branded apparel including jeanswear, intimate apparel, sportswear, outdoor products and workwear. Its principal brands include Lee, Wrangler, RidersRustler, Vanity Fair and Vassarette.