Moves: Coach Names New CFO; Nordstrom CTO Leaving

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Coach, Inc. announced the appointment of Kevin G. Wills as Chief Financial Officer, effective no later than March 2017. Mr. Wills joins Coach from AlixPartners LLP, a global business advisory firm, where he has served as Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer since March 2014.

“Kevin brings nearly 30 years of broad-based and relevant retail and finance experience to Coach. His expertise and strong operational track record make him a valuable addition to the leadership team,” said Victor Luis, Chief Executive Officer of Coach, Inc. “As we continue to execute our transformation plan, I have confidence that in Kevin we are adding a proven strategic business partner who will be an important part of Coach, Inc.’s next chapter of growth as a multi-brand company.”

In other retail news,


RetailDive reports that Nordstrom chief technology officer Kumar Srinivasan is leaving the department store retailer after less than a year. News of his departure surfaced in an internal memo obtained by Geekwire. Srinivasan was hired last March to “reduce complexity while optimizing engineering and software productivity and effectiveness across four Nordstrom Technology teams.” He was previously co-founder and CEO of Evocalize, chief product & technology officer at Bazaarvoice, and vice president, general manager at Amazon, where he led Amazon Payments Merchant Solutions.

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