Karen Katz named president and CEO of Neiman Marcus Stores

The Neiman Marcus Group, Inc., Dallas, has promoted Karen Katz to President and CEO of Neiman Marcus Stores.

Katz will report to Burton M. Tansky, President and Chief Executive Officer of The Neiman Marcus Group and will be responsible for merchandising, store operations, marketing, and advertising and distribution for Neiman Marcus Stores.

Prior to this appointment, Katz served as president and CEO of Neiman Marcus Direct. She has held various executive management positions during her 17 years with the Neiman Marcus, including Executive Vice President of Neiman Marcus Stores.

The Neiman Marcus Group includes the Specialty Retail Stores segment, which consists of Neiman Marcus Stores and Bergdorf Goodman, and Neiman Marcus Direct, the direct marketing operation.