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Kellwood names Bob Ross Vice President of Retail
Oct '08
Bob Ross was named to the position of Vice President of Retail for Kellwood Company, according to Michael Kramer, Chief Executive Officer of Kellwood. In this new role, Ross will be responsible for the retail operations of the Kellwood portfolio of brands, and the retail store expansion with a particular focus on Vince.

A seasoned executive with 27 years in the retail industry, Ross brings with him a wealth of experience in successfully growing and developing brands. Most recently, he served as Vice President of Retail at Lacoste, where in 12 years he developed and implemented a retail strategy that resulted in exceptional growth in retail locations and sales.

Prior to that, Ross was a regional manager at Britches of Georgetowne following 12 years with Lord & Taylor where he held positions in merchandising and in-store operations. There he eventually ascended to the position of General Manager.

“We are very excited to have Bob join the Kellwood family,” Kramer stated. “Bob's strong retail background and industry expertise will be key to positioning Kellwood brands for future growth in this important channel.”

“I look forward to working with the management team at Kellwood and partnering with our brands in expanding our direct to consumer sales initiatives,” added Ross.

Ross, based in New York, reports to Michael Kramer.


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