Jane Newman is the new chief design officer for global innerwear at Hanesbrands. Newman will lead design department in HanesBrands’ recently created global innerwear organization. She will be responsible for delivering products across the company’s innerwear brands, which include Hanes, Bonds, Maidenform, Bali, Playtex, Bras N Things, and Berlei. With three decades of experience in design and product development, Newman joined HanesBrands as head of design for Bonds brand in 2004.
Since then, she has held a range of other roles at the company, having most recently served as creative director at Hanes Australasia. In this position, she led the region’s design, product development, research and development, and quality assurance teams.
Newman holds a bachelor’s degree in design, fashion and textiles from the University of Technology in Sydney.