Express names new chief executive
US fashion chain Express has appointed Stewart Glendinning as its new chief executive.
Due to take up his role on 15 September, he will replace Tim Baxter who has resigned as chief executive and as a member of the board.
Glendinning has more than 20 years of experience in the consumer products sector and most recently served as group president of prepared foods at Tyson Foods. This included managing all aspects of the company’s prepared foods portfolio, including brands such as Jimmy Dean, Hillshire Farm and Ball Park.
Prior to that, he was chief financial officer at the business where he was responsible for worldwide financial planning, finance and accounting functions.
Mylle Mangum, chairman of the Express board, said: “The Express board is confident that Stewart is the right person to reinvigorate performance and build the strongest possible foundation on which Express can succeed,
“Stewart shares the board’s belief that further operating improvements and greater financial discipline are needed to ensure that Express is best positioned to deliver significant, sustainable shareholder value.”
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