MIAMI — Royal Caribbean Group (NYSE: RCL) announced that Rosanna Fiske has joined the company as global chief communications officer. She reports to Donna Hrinak, senior vice president of corporate affairs. Fiske will lead Royal Caribbean Group’s global communications strategy and will be responsible for developing and executing internal and externalMORE HERE

NEW YORK – At the clothing and licensing company PVH Corp., formerly Phillips-Van Heusen Corp., Mike Shaffer and Cheryl Abel-Hodges will be leaving PVH in coming months. Shaffer, Chief Operating and Financial Officer, will be leaving in September. Abel-Hodges will be stepping down as CEO of Calvin Klein and movingMORE HERE

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Senate today confirmed David Kappos as the new Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the U.S Patent and Trademark Office. U.S. Commerce Secretary Gary Locke issued the following statement: “We are grateful to the Senate for its swift confirmation of David KapposMORE HERE

NEW YORK – The branding firm Graj + Gustavsen said that Founding Partner Simon Graj has been named to Intellectual Asset Management magazine’s inaugural list of the World’s 250 Leading Intellectual Property Strategists. The IAM 250 – A Guide to the World’s Leading IP Strategists debuted in the publication’s AprilMORE HERE

LONDON – Interbrand, the brand consultancy, has named Leslie Butterfield as group chief strategy officer. “We are experiencing a growing need for our clients to assess how brand drives demand and an ever increasing desire to really understand Brand ROI. It doesn’t matter if it’s a new identity, retail environmentsMORE HERE

Iconix Brand Group Inc. is hiring four to lead development at the intellectual property, licensing and fashion company. Most interesting potential is Carolyn D’Angelo, who will have the opportunity to oversee Fieldcrest, Cannon and Royal Velvet brands. BrandlandUSA wrote up their purchased of Fieldcrest, the former Marshall Field’s subsidiary, justMORE HERE