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The Children's Place appoints Marla Malcolm Beck to BoD
Sep '15
The Children's Place, Inc., the largest pure-play children's specialty apparel retailer in North America, today announced that it has appointed Marla Malcolm Beck to the Company's Board of Directors, effective immediately.

Ms. Beck will serve as an independent Class II Director and will stand for election at the 2017 Annual Meeting of Shareholders. She is the co-founder and chief executive officer of Bluemercury, a retailer and online seller of upscale beauty products and spa services. Bluemercury was founded in 1999 and acquired by Macy's, Inc. in 2015.

She currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors of the National Retail Federation. Prior to founding Bluemercury, Ms. Beck was a consultant at McKinsey and Company. She received a BA in economics from the University of California, Berkeley and holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and an MPA from Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government, according to a press release.

Norman Matthews, chairman of the Board said, “Marla is a customer-focused specialty retail visionary who brings broad-based leadership and managerial experience in areas critical to our business, including omni-channel retail, marketing and consumer insights. We are thrilled to welcome Marla to our team and we look forward to working with her as the Company continues to drive meaningful progress.”

The Children's Place is the largest pure-play children's specialty apparel retailer in North America. The Company designs, contracts to manufacture, sells at retail and wholesale, and licenses to sell fashionable, high-quality merchandise at value prices. (GK)

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