NEW YORK, April 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — J.Crew Group (the “Company”) today announced that it has taken important steps to build out its leadership team in order to advance its long-term strategic growth plan.
The Company has appointed four highly experienced retail industry leaders—Jose Davila, Chief People Officer; Danielle Schmelkin, Chief Information Officer; Derek Yarbrough, Chief Marketing Officer; and Liz Hershfield, Senior Vice President Sustainability—to its senior management team, which is led by Libby Wadle, J.Crew Group’s Chief Executive Officer. These individuals will be integral in accelerating J.Crew Group’s approach to building a digital-first, purpose-driven organization under its J.Crew, Madewell, and J.Crew Factory brands.
“I believe strong and relevant brands are customer-centric, community-minded, purpose-driven and powered through innovation, technology and a deeply collaborative culture,” said Libby Wadle, J.Crew Group’s Chief Executive Officer. “Jose, Danielle, Derek and Liz are proven leaders in their respective fields, share our core values, and bring significant expertise as well as a passion for our brands that will drive our business forward.”
- Jose Davila, Chief People Officer. In this role, Jose will guide J.Crew Group’s overall people strategy and execution. Jose’s brings 25 years of talent management and brand-building experience, as well as a deep knowledge of the retail industry to J.Crew Group. He most recently served as Vice…