CHICO’S APPOINTS 2 EXECUTIVES
NEW YORK — Barry Shapiro and Gloria Guerrera have joined Chico’s F.A.S. in the new posts of vice president of outlet strategies and human resources, respectively.
Shapiro will report to Ted Marlow, executive vice president of product development and merchandising, while Guerrera will report to Scott Edmonds, chief operating officer.
Shapiro will be responsible for all aspects of the company’s outlet store business, including merchandising. He was most recently senior vice president for store operations at Off 5th Saks Fifth Avenue Outlet, where he was responsible for store operations for the 48-store chain. Previously, he held various positions at Ann Taylor Stores Corporation, Federated’s now-defunct Abraham & Straus division and May’s Lord & Taylor unit.
Guerrera was most recently vice president of human resources with Eileen Fisher. Previously, she held the same post at Kenneth Cole Productions and was director of human resources with Nine West Group.
Chico’s owns and operates 239 stores nationwide and franchises another 11 units.