Urban Outfitters, Inc. a leading lifestyle specialty retail company operating under the Anthropologie, Bhldn, Free People, Terrain and Urban Outfitters brands, announced the appointment of Trish Donnelly to the role of President of Urban Outfitters brand, North America reporting directly To Ted Marlow, Chief Executive Officer, Urban Outfitters Group, effective July 14, 2014.
"It is with great pleasure that Ted and I welcome Trish to the Urban Outfitters brand," said Richard A. Hayne, Chief Executive Officer. "Trish is a strong leader who brings with her a deep understanding of the direct-to-consumer channel as well as an extensive background in merchandising. We are delighted to have Trish join our executive team and believe she will play an instrumental role in the Urban brand's on-going growth story," finished Mr. Hayne.
Ms. Donnelly joins the Urban Outfitters brand from Steven Alan where she has served as President for almost three years. Prior to joining Steven Alan, she spent over seven years at J. Crew as the Executive Vice President of J. Crew Direct. Ms. Donnelly began her retail career with Ralph Lauren where she spent 12 years immersed within the merchandising organization.