Retail company Abercrombie & Fitch has named Robert Bostrom as senior vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary, effective in January 2014.

Bostrom joins Abercrombie from international law firm Greenberg Traurig, where he served as co-chair of the Financial Regulatory and Compliance Practice, a regulatory and compliance services firm. Prior to that, Bostrom was executive vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary of The Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation, where he directed the company's legal strategy during the financial crisis.

Earlier in his career, Bostrom served as executive vice president and general counsel, legal and regulatory, for National Westminster Bancorp.