Jeff Gerstel as SVP of Dress Barn's dressbarn stores division
09 Dec '06
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Dress Barn Inc, a leading national specialty apparel retailer offering quality career and casual fashion apparel through its dressbarn and maurices brands, announced that Jeff Gerstel has recently joined the Company as Senior Vice President (SVP), Operations for its dressbarn stores division.
In this newly created position, he will report to David R. Jaffe, President and Chief Executive Officer.
Jeff Gerstel most recently served as Executive Vice President at A.C Moore Arts & Crafts Inc, a specialty retailer of arts and crafts. Prior to joining A.C. Moore, he served as President and Chief Operating Officer at Rag Shops Inc, a regional crafts and fabrics chain.
He started his retail career with Factory 2-U Stores Inc, a retail specialty apparel company, and progressed to Executive Vice President for store operations, real estate/construction, human resources and finance.
During his retail career he has also been involved in completing and integrating several acquisitions.
Commenting on today's announcement, David R. Jaffe, President and Chief Executive Officer, said, "We are pleased to strengthen our existing management team with a talented and experienced executive of Jeff's caliber."
"His diversified background will enable dressbarn stores to achieve new levels of operational excellence."