David W. McCreight has been appointed Chief Executive Officer, Anthropologie Group, effective November 15, 2011.
In this new role, Mr. McCreight
will be responsible for Anthropologie North America, Anthropologie Europe and BHLDN
"David is a powerful leader with an intimate knowledge of the women's apparel industry and a proven track record for growing multi-channel, multi-category brands," said Glen T. Senk, Chief Executive Officer.
brings with him a deep understanding for the aesthetic sensibility of a brand, combined with an analytical background and strategic vision.
I am delighted to have David
join our executive team and am confident he
will play an instrumental role in the future development of the Anthropologie group and URBN
Mr. McCreight, age 48, comes to the Company with an impressive background in retail and apparel, including President of Under Armour from 2008 until 2010 and President of Lands' End from 2005 to 2008.
Mr. McCreight also held the position of Senior Vice President of Merchandising at Lands' End from 2003 to 2005 and Senior Vice President and General Merchandising Manager of Disney Stores from 2001 to 2003.
Mr. McCreight had been President of Smith and Hawken and began his career with roles within the merchant organizations at Saks, The May Company and The Limited.
We're excited to welcome the broad-based skills and tremendous track records of David