Express promotes internal exec to CFO

Apparel retailer Express promoted Perry Pericleous from VP of finance to senior VP, CFO and treasurer, reporting to Matthew Moellering, exec-VP and COO. Pericleous takes the place of Paul Dascoli, who has left the company.

Pericleous has been with Express for 15 years. He joined in 1999 in financial reporting and has served in positions with increasing responsibility in both finance and accounting.

"Perry is a natural choice for the Chief Financial Officer position at Express given his deep knowledge of our business and financials, his strong leadership skills and proven track record of performance during his 15 year tenure at our company," David Kornberg, Express president and CEO said. "I also want to thank Paul for his many contributions since joining Express in the fall of 2011."

Pericleous also commented, "I am extremely pleased to take on the responsibilities as Chief Financial Officer. I have had the privilege of being part of Express for the past 15 years and am excited to work with the team in this new role to drive long-term shareholder value."

At the start of his career, Pericleous worked for Drug Emporium and Value City Department Stores. Press Release

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