Abercrombie taps Target, Victoria’s Secret execs as brand presidents

Steve’s breakdown: Check into the new president over at Hollister. Kristin Scott, formally of Victoria’s Secret, starts there August 1st. Their number is  614-283-6500.

NEW ALBANY, OH: Abercrombie & Fitch Co. has named two veteran retailers to head up its divisions.

The teen apparel retailer named Stacia Anderson as president of its namesake brand, and also its abercrombie kids division. Anderson is a 20-year veteran of Target Corp., where she most recently served as senior VP of merchandising.  She will join Abercrombie on June 13.

In addition, Abercrombie named Kristin Scott as brand president of Hollister Co. She most recently served as executive VP, general merchandise manager at Victoria’s Secret. Scott will join the retailer on Aug. 1.

Scott and Anderson will both report to Fran Horowitz, who was promoted to president and chief merchandising officer of Abercrombie & Fitch in December 2015, after having served as brand president of Hollister.

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