Home / Knowledge / News / Apparel/Garments / Francesca's Holdings adds new members to BoD
Francesca's Holdings adds new members to BoD
19
Apr '13
Francesca's Holdings Corporation announced the appointments of Laurie Ann Goldman and Joseph O'Leary as independent Directors to its Board of Directors, effective April 17, 2013.

Ms. Goldman brings extensive retail, brand building, product innovation, and multi-channel distribution experience to our Board. Since 2002, Ms. Goldman has served as Chief Executive Officer of rapidly growing Spanx, Inc.

Prior to joining privately-held Spanx, she served for ten years at The Coca-Cola Company in a number of leading marketing roles. Earlier in her career, she held marketing positions at R.H. Macy and Maison Blanche Stores. Ms. Goldman currently serves on the Advisory Board for Suntrust Banks, Inc.

Mr. O'Leary brings to our Board deep expertise in retail strategy and global supply chain management. Currently he serves as Executive Vice President, Merchandising, Marketing, Supply Chain and Strategic Planning at PetSmart, Inc., which is a fast-growing publicly-traded company. In June 2013, Mr. O'Leary will become President and Chief Operating Officer of PetSmart.

Before joining PetSmart in 2006, Mr. O'Leary served as Chief Operating Officer of Human Touch, LLC from 2005 to 2006. Prior to that he spent six years with Gap Inc., including as Senior Vice President, Supply Chain Strategy, and Global Logistics.

Greg Brenneman, Non-Executive Chairman of the Board, said, "We are excited to welcome Laurie Ann and Joe to our Board. Both have deep experience with fast-growing and highly successful retail brands and will help FRAN continue to create substantial value for our shareholders.

Laurie Ann's extensive brand management and multi-channel experience will be invaluable as we continue to build FRAN into a multi-channel lifestyle brand. Joe's best-in-class merchandising and supply chain experience and strategic insights will help us chart our future course, further enhance our distribution strategies, and maximize speed to market."

About Francesca's Holdings Corporation

francesca's is a growing specialty retailer with retail locations designed and merchandised to feel like independently owned, upscale boutiques providing customers a fun and differentiated shopping experience. The merchandise assortment is a diverse and balanced mix of apparel, jewelry, accessories and gifts. Today francesca's operates 406 stores in 44 states and also serves its customers through its online store.

Francesca's Holdings

Must ReadView All

Textiles | On 29th Apr 2017

Textile sector may have uniform GST rate: Irani

The textile sector could have a uniform Goods and Services Tax (GST)...

Textiles | On 29th Apr 2017

EU rules needed to curb textile worker exploitation: MEPs

European Union (EU) rules are needed to oblige textile and clothing...

Apparel/Garments | On 29th Apr 2017

US retail operating growth to be 1.5-2.5% in 2017: Moody's

The forecast for operating income growth in the US over the next 12...

Interviews View All

Nishank Patel
Shri Dinesh Mills Limited

Broad range of fabrics will sell well this financial year

Pinkesh Jain
Everflow Petrofils Ltd

‘An innovative technology which India needs desperately is the...

Priyanka
Studio Priyanka Rajiv

‘To reinvent the age-old tradition of embroidery to suit demographics and...

Mohammad Hassan
Biax Fiberfilm

About one in every 20 patients picks up an infection while hospitalised....

Marcel Alberts
Eurofibers

Coating at a fibre level is a practice not usually seen in the...

Ashok Desai
Bombay Textile Research Association

Bombay Textile Research Association (BTRA) is a leading name in textile...

Tony Ward
Tony Ward

"You have to truly understand what your client wants, know her needs, what ...

Rupa Sood and Sharan Apparao
Nayaab

Nayaab, an exhibition meant to celebrate Indian weaves, is in its second...

Mike Hoffman
Gildan Activewear SRL

Gildan Activewear, a manufacturer and marketer of branded clothing and...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

news category


Related Categories:
April 2017

April 2017

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

SUBSCRIBE


Browse Our Archives

GO


E-News Insight
Subscribe Today and Get the
Latest News Update in Your Mail Box.
Advanced Search



X