American Apparel, Inc. Announces Appointment of Stacey Shulman to CTO, Chief Technology Officer
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
American Apparel, Inc. (NYSE Amex:APP), a vertically integrated
manufacturer, distributor, and retailer of branded fashion basic
apparel, appointed Stacey Shulman as CTO, Chief Technology Officer
effective February 22, 2012. Ms. Shulman was previously the Company's
Vice President of Technology and will have responsibility for American
Apparel's global Information and Technology operations.
"I'm thrilled to announce Stacey as our CTO," said Dov Charney, Chief
Executive Officer. "With over two decades of retail technology
experience, and three years with American Apparel, Stacey brings
considerable tenure to our team of technology professionals and a deep
understanding of our brand and culture. She's been an asset in creating
technology solutions for our highly dynamic business model and I'm fully
confident she'll continue to do so with increased speed and
effectiveness in this new role."
Prior to joining American Apparel, Ms. Shulman was the Vice President
and CIO for Island Pacific/Retail Pro, a retail focused Technology
Company. The solutions architected by Ms. Shulman and her previous teams
are currently in use in over 100,000 retail locations in more than 75
countries. Ms. Shulman began her career in retail as a buyer and has
worked with a large number of specialty and luxury branded retailers.
About American Apparel
American Apparel is a vertically integrated manufacturer, distributor,
and retailer of branded fashion basic apparel based in downtown Los
Angeles, California. As of January 31, 2012, American Apparel had
approximately 10,000 employees and operated 249 retail stores in 20
countries, including the United States, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, United
Kingdom, Ireland, Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands,
Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Israel, Australia, Japan, South Korea, and
China. American Apparel also operates a leading wholesale business that
supplies high quality T-shirts and other casual wear to distributors and
screen printers. In addition to its retail stores and wholesale
operations, American Apparel operates an online retail e-commerce
website at http://www.americanapparel.net.
Dov Charney, 213-488-0226
Source: American Apparel, Inc.
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