Ms. Day to oversee lululemon retail Opts in North America
07 Jan '08
2 min read
lululemon athletica inc announced that Christine Day has been appointed to its Senior Leadership Team as Executive Vice President (EVP), Retail Operations. In this newly created role, Ms. Day will oversee all of lululemon's retail operations in North America and on an international basis, as well as the Company's Community Relations, Real Estate Development, the Guest Education Center and Wholesale businesses.
Ms. Day brings more than 20 years of consumer and retail industry experience to lululemon from Starbucks, where she held several senior management positions since joining the company in 1986. Ms. Day most recently served as President of the Asia Pacific Group of Starbucks Coffee International from July 2004 to February 2007.
From July 2003 to October 2003, she served as Co-President for Starbucks Coffee International. From 1987 to 2003, Ms. Day served in various capacities for Starbucks Coffee Company, including Senior Vice President, North American Finance and Administration; and Vice President of Sales and Operations for Business Alliances.
Ms. Day has a BA from Central Washington University and is a graduate of Harvard Business School's Advanced Management Program. Christine is currently a director of Select Comfort Corporation, a provider of adjustable-firmness beds and other sleep-related accessory products and Nu Skin Enterprises Inc a direct seller of personal skin care and nutritional products.
“We continue to develop lululemon's Senior Leadership Team,” said Robert Meers, CEO of lululemon athletica, “Christine's extensive experience overseeing the retail operations of a rapidly expanding and international company like Starbucks will be a tremendous asset to us as lululemon grows.”