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John Koryl to join Neiman Marcus Direct as President
Jun '11
Karen Katz, President and Chief Executive Officer of Neiman Marcus Inc, announced that John E. Koryl will be joining the company, June 20th, as President of Neiman Marcus Direct. Mr. Koryl succeeds Gerald Barnes, who will become Executive Vice President, Chief Merchant, Neiman Marcus Direct.

Mr. Koryl, 40, joins Neiman Marcus from Williams-Sonoma, Inc. where he was the Senior Vice-President of e-Commerce Marketing and Analytics. In this role, Mr. Koryl was responsible for catalog and email modeling, eMarketing, site conversion optimization and consumer insights. Prior to Williams-Sonoma, Mr. Koryl was Senior Director, Marketing Solutions at eBay, Inc. and has worked at UmbrellaBank, Creditland.com, and Accenture.

"John Koryl is the perfect choice for us to lead Neiman Marcus Direct," said Karen Katz. "Our commitment to becoming an omni-channel retailer rests on the success of our already robust ecommerce business. John has exactly the type of background we are looking for to optimize the growth of our online business. His focus on technology, web analytics and the future state of online shopping will blend perfectly with our highly skilled online merchandising team."

Neiman Marcus Direct operates web sites under NeimanMarcus, BergdorfGoodman, LastCall, Cusp and Horchow. In addition, the division produces more than 80 catalogs annually for the Neiman Marcus and Horchow brands, including the Neiman Marcus Christmas Book. Neiman Marcus Direct generates sales of $715 million per year and has a staff of over 1500 employees.

In addition to Neiman Marcus Direct, The Neiman Marcus Group, Inc. operations include the Specialty Retail Stores segment. The Specialty Retail Stores segment consists primarily of Neiman Marcus and Bergdorf Goodman stores.

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