Laguna Beach accessories company Gorjana & Griffin Inc. has tapped a local apparel industry veteran as its new vice president of strategic planning.
Gary Ritchie will oversee planning, growth and management. He is a former vice president of strategic planning for Costa Mesa-based streetwear clothing and accessories company RVCA Clothing, who left a couple years ago.
The position at Gorjana & Griffin is new at the company, following its recent expansion into men’s accessories.
Gorjana & Griffin sells jewelry, bags, shoes and accessories at 500 stores, including Nordstrom and Bloomingdale, in addition to 100 online retailers.
The company does not disclose revenue but said sales are up more than 300% since 2010.