named James G. Bloise executive vice president.
The Bensalem, Pa., operator of Fashion Bug and Lane Bryant women's plus-size stores said Bloise's responsibilities will include supply chain management, information technology and shared business services. He will report to CEO Dorrit J. Bern.
Bloise joined Charming Shoppes in March of 2002 as senior vice president with responsibility for supply chain management.
"In just a few short years at Charming Shoppes, Jim has exhibited both a high level of proficiency and dedication to the company's operational excellence," Bern said. "Through Jim's expanded role, he will have the opportunity to apply his proven operational management skills to additional areas of the corporation, providing a positive impact to many of our processes. I am extremely pleased to congratulate Jim on his promotion to executive vice president."
On Thursday, shares of Charming Shoppes fell 49 cents to $12.35.