Abercrombie & Fitch names Kerrii Anderson as director

04 Mar '18
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Abercrombie & Fitch Co., a leading, global specialty retailer of apparel and accessories for men, women, and kids through three renowned brands headquartered in the US, has announced the election of Kerrii B. Anderson as a director, effective February 23, 2018. Kerrii Anderson will serve as a member of the audit and finance committee of the Board.

With Anderson’s election, Abercrombie & Fitch Co.’s Board expands to ten directors, four of whom are female.

Kerrii Anderson most recently served as president, chief executive officer, and a member of the board of directors of Wendy’s International Inc., during a transformative time at that company, where she developed a strategic vision and plan for the Wendy’s brand. Prior to serving as its CEO, Anderson served as executive vice president and chief financial officer.

Anderson currently serves as a director of Worthington Industries and is a member of its compensation committee and audit committee. She also serves as a director of Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings, and is chair of its audit committee and a member of its nominating and corporate governance committee. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree in business administration with a minor in accounting and economics from Elon University and earned her MBA at the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University.

Abercrombie & Fitch Co. chairman of the Board, Terry Burman, said, “With Kerrii’s impressive leadership track record, deep expertise in finance, operations and strategy, and significant consumer-facing public company management and board experience, she will bring a fresh perspective to our Board. We are excited to welcome Kerrii to A&F and look forward to working together as we continue to drive the Company and its brands forward.”

Kerrii said, “I am honoured to join the Board of Directors of this storied company. I look forward to working together with Fran, Terry, and the rest of the Board and the management team, at this exciting time in the company’s evolution.” (GK)

Fibre2Fashion News Desk – India

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