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Peter Warner as SVP of Global Sourcing, Children's Place
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Oct '11
The Children's Place Retail Stores Inc, the largest pure-play children's specialty apparel retailer in North America, announced the appointment of Peter Warner as Senior Vice President, Global Sourcing, effective immediately. Mr. Warner will report to Eric Bauer, Chief Operating Officer, and will serve as a member of the Company's Senior Leadership Team. He will be responsible for the global sourcing and production functions, technical services and Asian operations.

"Peter brings tremendous operational and global sourcing expertise to The Children's Place," commented Eric Bauer. "Having lived and managed apparel sourcing operations in Europe, Asia and the United States, he possesses a deep knowledge of the products, markets, vendors and sourcing strategies critical to success in the ever-changing global marketplace."

Mr. Warner, 49, has more than 25 years of experience in global sourcing, operations and production. Most recently, he served as Senior Vice President of Global Sourcing & Operations for Liz Claiborne Inc. where he was responsible for developing and scaling their multiple brand platforms on a global level. Previously, he served in similar capacities with Banana Republic, Ann Taylor, Foot Locker and Nike.

"Nimble, strategic, cost effective sourcing is a vital component of our growth strategy. Peter is the ideal executive to lead this important effort," concluded Jane Elfers, President and Chief Executive Officer.

The Children's Place is the largest pure-play children's specialty apparel retailer in North America. The Company designs, contracts to manufacture and sells fashionable, high-quality merchandise at value prices, primarily under the proprietary "The Children's Place" brand name. As of July 30, 2011, the Company operated 1,060 stores and an online store.

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