Footwear retailer Pacific Sunwear appoints Michael Weiss
17 Aug '05
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Fashion apparel & footwear retailer Pacific Sunwear of California Inc announced the appointment of Michael Weiss to the Company's Board of Directors.
Weiss spent 23 years at Limited Brands where he was most recently Chief Executive Officer of Express, a 1,000-store division of Limited Brands. Weiss left Limited Brands in 2004. Prior to Limited Brands, Weiss held both manufacturing and retailing positions at Apparel Industries, Casual Corner and Abraham and Straus.
Greg Weaver, Executive Chairman of Pacific Sunwear, stated, "I am very pleased to have Michael Weiss joins Board of Directors. Michael Weiss is recognized as a leading fashion merchant in the country and will be a great asset to the ongoing aggressive growth plans of our company." Weiss' appointment takes the corporation's board to nine.
US leading firm Pacific Sunwear is a leading specialty retailer of everyday casual apparel, accessories, and footwear designed to meet the needs of active teens and young adults. As of July 30, 2005, the Company operated 780 PacSun stores, 91 PacSun Outlet stores, and 183 d.e.m.o. stores for a total of 1,054 stores in 50 states and Puerto Rico. The company intends to launch its third concept, One Thousand Steps, in the first half of 2006.