Chico's FAS Inc announced that Robert C. Atkinson will join the Company as Vice President of Investor Relations effective July 28th. Bob will replace Michael Smith who is leaving the business to pursue other opportunities.
Mr. Atkinson joins the Company as Vice President Investor Relations. Bob has extensive experience in Investor Relations and corporate communications and was previously employed for the last nine years by Tween Brands Inc, where he served most recently as Vice President, Investor Relations.
Prior to Tween Brands, Bob spent many years in an investor relations role at Equitable Resources. Bob will report to Kent A. Kleeberger, Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer & Treasurer.
Kent A. Kleeberger, Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer & Treasurer commented, "We are excited about Bob being on the Chico's team and I personally look forward to working with him again, recognizing his wealth of Investor Relations experience and his customer service orientation."