Home / Knowledge / News / Apparel/Garments / Michael Burgess joins Saks Direct as President

Michael Burgess joins Saks Direct as President

05
Apr '12
Retailer Saks Incorporated announced that Michael Burgess has been named President, Saks Direct, effective May 7, 2012. Burgess will report to Denise Incandela, Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer for Saks Fifth Avenue and current President, Saks Direct.

Burgess has served as Executive Vice President of the Consumer Division of FTD at United Online since 2008 where he led merchandising, marketing, consumer information technology, and several other functions of the growing FTD North America business segment.

Burgess held the post of Vice President and General Manager, Internet Business, of Teleflora LLC between 2006 and 2008. Prior to that, he held various executive positions with Better Life Media, Inc., Selby Venture Partners, ForRetail, and Crossworlds Software, Inc. He began his business career at McKinsey & Company, where he led and served on teams providing strategic management services to several Global 500 companies in a variety of industries.

Burgess earned his Bachelor of Commerce in Finance and his Bachelor of Laws from the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia and his MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Saks, Steve Sadove, commented, “Michael is a proven leader with a terrific track record of industry-leading performance. His experience as a business operator in strategically growing online organizations makes him a great fit for this important role. He will be a strong partner to Denise Incandela and the rest of the team at Saks.”

Incandela noted, “I am very pleased that Michael is joining Saks. His deep expertise in the digital space is impressive, and his strong leadership skills, particularly his experience in attracting and retaining exceptional associates and building high performance cultures, will make him an ideal President of Saks Direct.”

The Company currently operates 45 Saks Fifth Avenue stores, 61 Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH stores, and saks.com. Saks Fifth Avenue is proud to be named a J.D. Power and Associates 2012 Customer Service Champion and is only one of 50 U.S. companies so named.

Saks Incorporated


Must ReadView All

Pic: Shutterstock

Apparel/Garments | On 15th May 2021

Australian govt earmarks Au$1 mn for boosting fashion industry

The government of Australia has earmarked Au$1 million to promote and ...

Pic: Sorbis / Shutterstock.com

Apparel/Garments | On 15th May 2021

Prime Content| US textiles & apparel imports grow 4.32% in Q1 2021

The import of textiles and apparel by the United States increased by...

Pic: Amanda Wakeley

Fashion | On 15th May 2021

British luxury fashion company Amanda Wakeley enters administration

The British luxury fashion designer Amanda Wakeley’s company, AW...

Interviews View All

International apparel brands, Head honchos

International apparel brands
Head honchos

Launched first collection at onset of Covid

India-EU Summit, Representatives

India-EU Summit
Representatives

India-EU FTA will provide EU with better access to a huge & rapidly...

Textile Industry, Head honchos

Textile Industry
Head honchos

Good tidings expected for textile industry

Yawer Ali Shah,

Yawer Ali Shah

Synthetic colours and dyes were all the rage till the very first ban on...

Ujjval Saraf,

Ujjval Saraf

Founded by Jimmy Lai, Giordano International Ltd, a Hong Kong based...

Shivendra Nigam,

Shivendra Nigam

Delhi-headquartered Cantabil Retail India Ltd was founded by Vijay Bansal...

Sachin Pendharkar, Dieffenbacher India Pvt Ltd

Sachin Pendharkar
Dieffenbacher India Pvt Ltd

Germany-based Dieffenbacher Group is a producer of high-quality composites ...

Hemant Bheda, Arevo

Hemant Bheda
Arevo

Arevo, based in Silicon Valley in California, develops technology to...

Frank Heislitz, Freudenberg

Frank Heislitz
Freudenberg

Freudenberg Performance Materials is a leading global manufacturer of...

Megha Kumari & Jigar Mali, Label Megha & Jigar

Megha Kumari & Jigar Mali
Label Megha & Jigar

New Delhi based label Megha & Jigar blends India's unique handcrafts...

Abhishek Bajaj & Samiksha Bajaj, Samshek

Abhishek Bajaj & Samiksha Bajaj
Samshek

Samshek is a fashion forward tech brand which combines digital experience...

Vidur Adlakha & Riccardo Bennidini, La Fuori

Vidur Adlakha & Riccardo Bennidini
La Fuori

With an active presence in US, Italy and India, clothing brand La Fuori...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

Leave your Comments


May 2021

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.


Advanced Search