HOLLYWOOD — Frederick’s of Hollywood Group announced that former Gap executive Don Jones has joined the company as president and COO.
Jones, who most recently served as CEO of Pogan Retail, a consulting firm he founded in 2003. Prior to founding Pogan, Jones served as SVP stores and operations for Gap Inc., where he was responsible for Gap, Gap Kids and Gap Body retail stores.
During his career, Jones also held leadership positions at Target, Ikea, Filene's and Macy's.
“This is truly an exciting time to be a part of Frederick’s of Hollywood, as we look to continue the positive momentum we have built and expand that progress into our retail stores,” stated Thomas Lynch, the company’s chairman and CEO. “The addition of Don Jones to our executive management team is another critical step toward returning Frederick’s of Hollywood to profitability. “With his extensive experience in driving innovation and impressive track record for creating outstanding results, Mr. Jones is a valuable addition to our team as we revitalize our brand on an international scale. Most importantly, his in-depth knowledge of the intimate apparel and related products industry, including developing these divisions of major department stores as well as the rollout of Gap Body, will bring the fresh perspective we believe is essential to our future success,” concluded Lynch.