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Mr Poole to optimize Talbots supply chain operations
Jun '08
The Talbots Inc announced that it has named Gregory Poole Executive Vice President and Chief Supply Chain Officer. In this newly created position, Mr. Poole will oversee the global manufacturing, sourcing, transportation and distribution centers for the Talbots and J. Jill brands, reporting directly to Talbots President and Chief Executive Officer, Trudy F. Sullivan.

"Greg is a strong and proven supply chain executive, who brings a significant track record of implementing results-driven process improvements," said Ms. Sullivan. "He will be an invaluable asset in helping us to optimize our supply chain to generate greater efficiencies across the organization and improve the Company's overall operational and financial performance."

Mr. Poole, 46, brings extensive supply chain management expertise in specialty retail from senior executive positions at Ann Taylor, Gap Inc, Esprit de Corp., and The North Face, Inc. Mr. Poole spent over thirteen years at Gap Inc, where he led a global team responsible for managing the worldwide network of sourcing offices and vendors as well as the development of global sourcing strategies and alignment of organizational processes with industry best practices.

Most recently, he served as SVP, Chief Procurement Officer of Ann Taylor Stores Corporation, where he spearheaded the development and implementation of a multi-year profit improvement initiative, addressing the company's real estate portfolio, store operations, workforce structure, finance and procurement practices.

Mr. Poole holds a degree in Engineering from Auckland Technical Institute and completed the Executive Education program from the University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School of Business. Currently residing in New York, Mr. Poole will relocate to the Boston area with his wife to be based in Talbots Hingham office.

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