Robert Atkinson, former vice president of investor relations at Tween Brands, has joined Fort Myers, Fla.-based Chico’s FAS in the same position. He succeeds Michael Smith, who has left the firm to pursue other opportunities.
Atkinson, who worked in investor relations capacities at Equitable Resources before joining Tween nine years ago, reports to Kent Kleeberger, executive vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer of Chico’s.
Chico's operates 1,073 women's specialty stores under the Chico's, White House | Black Market and Soma Intimates brands.
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