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Kate Spade Adds Doug Mack to Board

Mack’s term is effective immediately and will expire at the company’s 2015 annual shareholders’ meting.

NEW YORK — Doug Mack has been named to the board of Kate Spade & Co. This brings the number of directors to 11.

Mack’s term is effective immediately and will expire at the company’s 2015 annual shareholders’ meting.

In April, Mack was named chief executive officer of Fanatics Inc., a $1 billion e-commerce retailer of licensed sports merchandise. Earlier he was ceo of One Kings Lane, the online destination for home design, and before that served as ceo of Scene7, a media platform for e-commerce.

“Doug is an accomplished innovator with nearly 20 years of experience in the online retail and technology industries.  We look forward to his contributions as the company expands, both on- and off-line, around the world,” said Nancy Karch, chairman of Kate Spade & Co.

 

“Doug’s strong understanding of integrated technology and customer experience makes him an outstanding fit for our board,” added Craig Leavitt, ceo of Kate Spade & Co.  “As we continue to evolve our digital approach and focus on providing customers with an optimal omnichannel experience, Doug will bring meaningful insight to our board and company.”