Liz Claiborne (LIZ) named William L. McComb CEO.
The New York-based fashion outfit said McComb will replace Paul Charron, who had been CEO since 1995. The company started a search earlier this year to find a successor. McComb was company group chairman at
Johnson & Johnson
Charron will remain chairman through the end of 2006 and will become chairman emeritus Jan. 1.
Liz Claiborne also named former USA Networks chief Kay Koplovitz nonexecutive chairman.