Alberini Named Co-CEO of Restoration Hardware
May 6, 2010
CORTE MADERA, Calif.-Restoration Hardware has appointed former Guess executive Carlos Alberini as co-chief executive officer and a company director.Alberini reports to Gary Friedman, the retailer's chairman, who had been the sole CEO and who will now share that role with Alberini.
Alberini had served as president, chief operating officer and director of Guess since 2000.Prior to joining Guess, he was senior vice president and chief financial officer of Footstar, and had served at executive positions with Melville Corp., Bon Ton and Price Waterhouse
Mr. Friedman and Co-Chief Executive Officer Carlos Alberini together lead and collaborate on all key strategic decisions impacting the Company.
Carlos Alberini, Chief Executive Officer
Carlos AlberiniCo-Chief Executive OfficerCarlos Alberini was appointed Co-Chief Executive Officer in July 2013.Mr. Alberini and Co-Chief Executive Officer Gary Friedman together lead and collaborate on all key strategic decisions impacting the Company.
Mr. Alberini was appointed Chief Executive Officer of RH in October 2012.Mr. Alberini has served as a Director of the Company since June 2010 and joined Restoration Hardware as Co-Chief Executive Officer in June 2010.Prior to joining the company, he was President and Chief Operating Officer of Guess?, Inc., a publicly traded specialty retailer of apparel and accessories, from December 2000 to June 2010.From May 2006 to July 2006, Mr. Alberini served as Interim Chief Financial Officer of Guess?, Inc.Mr. Alberini served as a member of the Board of Directors of Guess?, Inc. from December 2000 to September 2011.From October 1996 to December 2000, Mr. Alberini served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Footstar, Inc., a footwear retailer.From May 1995 to October 1996, Mr. Alberini served as Vice President of Finance and Acting Chief Financial Officer of the Melville Corporation, a retail holding corporation.From 1987 to 1995, Mr. Alberini was with The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc., an operator of department stores, in various capacities, including Vice President, Corporate Controller, Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer.Prior to that, Mr. Alberini served in various positions at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, an audit firm.Mr. Alberini was selected to join Restoration Hardwares board of directors because of his expertise and experience in retail and merchandising, branded consumer goods, accounting, financing and capital finance, board practices of other large retail companies and leadership of complex organizations.
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