New York, NY - (Crain's New York Business.com) - WANTED: chief executive
COMPANY Barneys New York
JOB DESCRIPTION Running a 39-store chain of luxury-fashion department stores; expanding worldwide
MOST IMPORTANT TASK Establishing more Barneys and Co-op stores
CREDENTIALS NEEDED "Candidates should have a strong fashion sense," because Barneys competes fiercely for the hottest clothing and accessory designs, and exclusive product launches, says Jack Hendler, president of investment adviser Net Worth Solutions Inc., which specializes in retail and fashion deals. Solid international-relations skills are also required, as Barneys is looking to expand under new owner Istithmar World Capital, which is financed by the government of Dubai.