- Prachi Singh
Cherokee Global Brands has appointed Patti Johnson to its board of
directors. The company said, Johnson began serving as Director and Chair of
the audit committee effective April 26, 2019.
“As we continue to grow and enhance our company for future success, it
is essential that we add new skillsets to our board. The appointment of
Patti Johnson falls right in-line with this goal, and we are honoured to
welcome her to our board,” said Henry Stupp, Cherokee’s Chief Executive
Officer in a statement.
Patti Johnson joins Cherokee’s board of directors
Johnson, the company added, brings to Cherokee’s board of directors over
thirty years of financial and accounting experience at both public and
private companies within the retail sector. Most recently, she served as
chief financial officer for Charlotte Russe, a women’s clothing company,
from 2010 to 2018. Prior to that Johnson held senior financial positions at
numerous companies including senior vice president of finance at Petco from
2008 to 2010, chief financial officer for Old Navy, a division of Gap,
Inc., from 2003 to 2007 and chief financial officer and senior vice
president of finance for Kohl’s Department Stores from 1998 to 2003.
“I’m honoured to join Cherokee Global Brands’ board of directors. The
world of retail is quickly changing, and Cherokee is at the forefront of
this revolution. I look forward to providing my financial expertise to the
company as Cherokee continues to expand globally, through organic growth
and select brand acquisitions, while deepening its retail and wholesale
partnerships,” added Johnson.
The company further said that the board has voted to reduce its size
from eight to five directors effective as of the company’s annual meeting
to be hosted on June 10, 2019.
Picture:Patti Johnson via Cherokee Global Brands