Gold named president and CEO of Bergdorf Goodman

The Neiman Marcus Group, Inc. Dallas, has named James Gold president and CEO of Bergdorf Goodman. Gold will report to Burton M. Tansky, president and CEO of The Neiman Marcus Group.

Prior to this appointment, Gold served as senior vice president and general merchandise manager of Neiman Marcus Stores responsible for men’s and cosmetics. Gold has held various management positions in both merchandising and store operations during his 13 years with the company, including vice president, divisional merchandise manager of designer sportswear and vice president, director of Last Call Clearance Stores. Gold received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Tulane University and an MBA from The Harvard Business School.

“Jim has been a key member of our team at the Neiman Marcus Stores division. His commitment to fashion leadership and innovative marketing has contributed significantly to our company’s success,” Tansky said in a statement. “I am confident that with Jim’s strong management skills, merchandising expertise, and strategic insight, he will continue Bergdorf Goodman’s tradition of leadership in luxury retailing.”