Wednesday, September 21, 2022
Joe Gomes, Senior Research Analyst, Noble Capital Markets, Inc.
Joshua Zoepfel, Research Associate, Noble Capital Markets, Inc.
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Getting a New Officer. Yesterday, Vera Bradley announced the appointment of Jacqueline Ardrey as President and CEO effective November 1, 2022, replacing retiring CEO Robert Wallstrom. Wallstrom will be assisting Ardrey through December 2022 to provide a smooth transition, and Ardrey will be joining the Board of Directors on November 1, 2022 as well.
The Past. Robert Wallstrom had been President and CEO of Vera Bradley since 2013, in which he oversaw the Company’s portfolio expansion in 2019 with the Pura Vida acquisition. Under his leadership, Vera Bradley was named America’s #1 Best Midsize Employer and #11 Best Employer for Diversity by Forbes and Statista.
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