Saks taps Jennings as president, cmo
February 16, 2004,
Andrew Jennings will join Saks Fifth Avenue as its president and chief merchandising officer.
Since 1999, Jennings has held the posts of president and managing director of Holt Renfrew Specialty Store Group, a Canadian luxury specialty store, and deputy chairman of the Brown Thomas Specialty Store Group in Ireland.
His prior experience includes serving as the managing director of the House of Fraser Department Store Group in London, as general manager and board member of Harrods in London, and in various senior positions with specialty and department stores in South Africa including Stuttafords, Garlicks, and Greatermans.
Jennings' retail career began with the Debenham organization in London.
In this newly created position, he will be responsible for merchandising, marketing, store operations, and inventory planning for Saks Fifth Avenue.
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