MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Christopher & Banks Corporation (NYSE:CBK) today announced that Andrea Kellick will be joining the Company July 16, 2018 as Senior Vice President, Chief Merchandising Officer. As Chief Merchant, Ms. Kellick will be responsible for merchandising, product development and sourcing.
Ms. Kellick brings more than 30 years of retail merchandising experience to the Company, including 16 years at Target Corporation. In her most recent role, Andrea served as Vice President, Women’s Apparel at Target. Previously Ms. Kellick served in a variety of merchandising and planning roles including jewelry, accessories, domestics and apparel. Prior to Target, Ms. Kellick also served in various merchandising and sourcing roles for Old Navy, Express and Spiegel.
Keri L. Jones, President and Chief Executive Officer, commented: “We are thrilled to have a merchant with Andrea’s breadth and depth of experience lead our merchandising and product development functions. Her considerable knowledge of merchandising, sourcing, planning and product development will enable her to make valuable contributions to Christopher & Banks. As a key member of our leadership team, Andrea will play an important role in driving improved performance and delivering upon our long term strategic objectives.”
Tricia Perket, Senior Vice President, Merchandising, is leaving the Company to pursue other opportunities. “On behalf of the Company, I want to thank Tricia for her contributions and wish her well in her future endeavors,” indicated Ms. Jones.
About Christopher & Banks
Christopher & Banks Corporation is a Minneapolis-based national specialty retailer featuring exclusively designed privately branded women’s apparel and accessories. As of July 10, 2018, the Company operates 461 stores in 45 states consisting of 313 MPW stores, 79 Outlet stores, 36 Christopher & Banks stores, and 33 stores in its women’s plus size clothing division CJ Banks. The Company also operates the www.christopherandbanks.com eCommerce website.
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