Party City veteran joins candy specialty retailer in dual role

BY Marianne Wilson

It’Sugar has a new finance head and operations officer.

The candy retailer named Mark Davis as CFO and COO, with responsibility for building and leading the systemization and integration of the operations for the continued scaling and growth of the business.

Prior to joining It’Sugar, Davis spent almost 20 years at Party City. During that time, he held a variety of senior positions, including VP of planning and allocation, CFO and chief inventory officer and COO. Davis spent several years as senior VP of corporate development and president of the wholesale division of Party City.

Prior to Party City, Davis held positions as director of financial systems and internal audit manager for Toys “R” Us.

“Mark’s vast retail expertise is an excellent addition to our leadership team,” said Jeff Rubin, CEO and founder of It’Sugar, which operates 96 stores. “His fact-based analytical approach, outstanding knowledge of the specialty retail industry, and history of implementing systems, process and controls are expected to be tremendous assets as we continue to execute our growth strategy.”


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