Claire Watts new QVC ceo for U.S.
Retail Editor 3 -- Home Textiles Today, January 19, 2011
West Chester, Pa. - Claire Watts has been named to the newly created position of ceo for the U.S. at QVC.
The move will allow company president and ceo Mike George focus on expanding QVC's global operations.
"Since joining QVC three years ago, Claire has had an extraordinary impact in making QVC a leading and innovative multichannel retailer," said George.
Prior to joining QVC, Watts spent 10 years at Wal-Mart, where she most recently ultimately becoming executive vp of merchandising overseeing apparel, jewelry, accessories and home. She began her career in the May Company's Executive Training Program and went on to hold senior merchandising and product positions at Paul Harris, The Limited and Lands' End.