Kenneth Cole Productions has named Yoriko Powell to vice president for women's footwear, where she will be in charge of the women's footwear collections Kenneth Cole New York and Kenneth Cole Reaction. She comes from Nine West, where was vice president for product development for the Enzo Angiolini brand. She has also worked with Stride Rite and Jimlar. Incidentally, she started her career almost 20 years ago at Kenneth Cole.