Premium denim brand J Brand has appointed Efthimios (Thimio) P. Sotos its Chief Financial Officer, effective immediately. Sotos, who has over 20 years’ experience in finance, treasury, strategic planning and accounting, most recently served as Chief Operating and Financial Officer of Metropark USA, Inc. and previous to that spent over 12 years at Jones Apparel Group, Inc. in roles such as Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Executive Vice President, Strategic and Financial Planning. “Thimio is a proven leader, with a great track record and brings with him extensive experience in accounting, strategic planning, corporate finance and the capital markets, as well as a vast level of operational expertise with high profile, branded consumer companies. The combination of his solid reputation within the investment community and broad skill set in all the key financial and strategic functions will help us to achieve our long-term business objectives,” said Jeff Rudes, Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of J Brand.