Former Sears Canada chief administrator named EVP at Charming Charlie

HOUSTON — Fashion accessories retailer Charming Charlie announced that Tom Fitzgerald has joined the company as EVP, CAO and CFO.

"We are confident that Tom's vision and specialty retail experience will bring tremendous value to our company as we continue to be the leading fashion accessories destination," said Charlie Chanaratsopon, Chief Executive Officer and Founder of charming charlie. "Tom is not only a leader in finance; he is a balanced and strategic business executive whose background will complement us well."

Fitzgerald most recently was the CAO of Sears Canada, where he was responsible for store operations, IT, merchandise planning and allocation, logistics, sourcing, and store innovation. Prior to his role at Sears Canada, he held several leadership positions at Liz Claiborne Inc., was COO of Bath & Body Works, and spent the first 16 years of his career at PepsiCo. In his position at Charming Charlie, he will oversee accounting, finance, information technology, human resources and planning and allocation.

"I am very excited to join such a fast growing, well-positioned and unique concept," said Fitzgerald.


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