After Collette Garsney waved goodbye to  David Jones as now former group general manager apparel, Pacific Brands has welcomed her with open arms.

Pacific Brands CEO Sue Morphet has appointed Garnsey to the role of group general manger of underwear and hosiery.

“Colette has been credited with helping to steer Australia’s oldest department store into the future, repositioning David Jones as one of Australia’s most stylish shopping destinations. Her experience has led her to be one of the most influential figures in the fashion industry and she is greatly respected amongst her peers,” she said.

The underwear and hosiery department includes the Bonds, Berlei, Holeproof, Jockey, Razzamatazz, Rio and Voodoo brands.