Fossil announces executive appointments

Richardson, Texas -- Fossil Inc. on Tuesday announced two additions and a promotion among its executive ranks.

Tom Kennedy was promoted to executive VP, from senior VP in the company’s retail division. In his new role, Kennedy will be responsible for the Fossil brand, including all product development and creative aspects.
 
Edward J. Robben joined the company as senior VP and chief information officer, and Joanne Calabrese joined as senior VP retail merchandising.

Before Fossil, Robben served as chief information officer and board member for J.C. Penney Co. Calabrese was previously with JCR Consulting, a retail consulting firm based in San Francisco.