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Apparel retailer Buckle announces leadership appointments
Dec '14
US-based apparel, accessories, and footwear NYSE-listed retailer - The Buckle, Inc, has announced leadership appointments for the company.

Kelli D. Molczyk has been appointed to the position of vice president of women’s merchandising, Diane L. Applegate has been appointed to the position of vice president of supply chain and merchandising operations, and Thomas B. Heacock has been appointed to the position of vice president of finance, treasurer, and corporate controller and has been appointed as a member of the company’s executive committee.

These changes are all effective immediately upon appointment by the Board of Directors at its quarterly meeting held on December 8, 2014.

Kelli has been employed by Buckle since 1999 and has served in various roles on the women’s merchandising team since that time, including most recently as divisional merchandise manager. She is an instrumental part of the company’s design and marketing efforts.

Diane has been employed by Buckle since 1983, and has served in various roles of increasing responsibility on the merchandise operations and e-commerce teams. She has been director of merchandising operations since 2000.

Thomas has been employed by Buckle since 2003 and has served as corporate controller since 2007 and as treasurer and corporate controller since 2011.

Offering a unique mix of high quality and trendy apparel, Buckle caters to fashion-conscious young men and women. Known as a denim destination, each store carries a wide selection of fits, styles, and finishes from leading denim brands, including the company’s exclusive brand, BKE. Headquartered in Kearney, Nebraska, Buckle currently operates 463 retail stores in 44 states. (GK)

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