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Gilt appoints Tracey Weber as COO
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Aug '13
Gilt, the innovative online shopping destination, announced it has appointed Tracey Weber as Chief Operating Officer, effective September 3, 2013.  Ms. Weber joins Gilt from Citibank, where she was the Managing Director, North America Internet and Mobile and Global Product. 

In her role as Chief Operating Officer, Ms. Weber will have responsibility for many of Gilt's operations, including Gilt City, International, Customer Service, and Merchandise Planning, as well as oversee several new strategic initiatives.  Ms. Weber will report directly to CEO Michelle Peluso.

In her former role as the North American Head of Internet and Mobile and Global Product, Ms. Weber oversaw the organization's growing online and mobile banking services, serving more than 20 million customers and driving new capabilities in 40 countries.

At Citibank, Ms. Weber successfully launched Citibank for iPad, and during her tenure there was named "Mobile Banker of the Year, 2012" by Bank Technology News and "2013 Innovators to Watch:  44 Executives Shaping the Future of Banking" by Bank Innovation.

"I'm tremendously excited to welcome Tracey to our team," said Peluso. "Tracey and I have worked together in different capacities for over 15 years, including when we were co-founders of the travel site, Site.com.  She's an exceptional leader of people, and she brings to Gilt tremendous e-commerce experience at a global scale.  As we accelerate growth in revenue and profitability, Tracey will be an invaluable contributor in helping us achieve this."

"I have always loved being at the forefront of companies that are changing consumers' experiences," said Weber. "I am thrilled to be joining Gilt at this truly transformative time."

Prior to joining Citibank, Ms. Weber was an Executive Vice President at Barnes & Noble.  She also held many roles at Travelocity, including Chief Operating Officer and President, North America.  Prior to joining Travelocity, Ms. Weber had a successful career in management consulting.

Ms. Weber holds a bachelor's degree in Economics from Harvard University with an M.B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School of Business.  She serves on the Board of Directors of International Game Technology.

About Gilt:

Gilt, www.gilt.com, is an innovative online shopping destination offering its members special access to the most inspiring merchandise and experiences every day at insider prices. Gilt continually searches the world for the most coveted brands and products, including fashion for women, men, and children; home decor; and unique activities in select cities and destinations. 

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