Nine West Holdings has appointed Joel Oblonsky as chief executive for the Nine West and Bandolino brands with immediate effect. Most recently, he has served as president of Ralph Lauren's footwear and accessories. Oblonsky had previously worked for the Nine West group, serving in a number of management roles from 1991 to 2004, including president of Bandolino from 1999 to 2003. He also served as president and chief operating officer of Nina Footwear Corp. from 2004 to 2007.