Jones Group names EVP design

NEW YORK — The Jones Group has named George Sharp EVP design, a newly created position. Sharp will report to Stefani Greenfield, chief creative officer, and will work across all brands.

"George is an exceptional talent who brings tremendous experience and knowledge to The Jones Group," said Stefani Greenfield, chief creative officer of The Jones Group. "He will work closely with all of our brands to ensure that great design leads the process by which our brands enter the market."

Sharp brings more than 25 years of creative experience to The Jones Group. Most recently he was the creative director and EVP design for St. John where he oversaw every aspect of the brand's creative direction worldwide. He is credited with successfully drawing from the brand's heritage and transforming St. John into a modern global lifestyle brand. Prior to St. John, Sharp was VP design for Ellen Tracy.

"I am thrilled to be joining The Jones Group at this exciting point in time," said Sharp. "I  especially look forward to working under the dynamic leadership of Richard Dickson and Stefani Greenfield and supporting the company's vision of transformation for the company."