HONG KONG--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Michael Kors Holdings Limited (NYSE:KORS) (the "Company"), a global luxury lifestyle brand, today announced that Cathy Marie Robinson has been appointed Senior Vice President, Global Operations effective May 12, 2014.
Ms. Robinson has 24 years experience in operations, logistics and supply chain management at various retail companies. Since 2012, Ms. Robinson was Senior Vice President, Chief Logistics Officer at ToysRUs. In this capacity, Ms. Robinson was responsible for all aspects of global supply chain operations at ToysRUs and its subsidiaries, including BabiesRUs. From 2010 to 2012, Ms. Robinson was the Senior Vice President, Supply, Logistics and Customer Experience at The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company (A&P), and from 2006 to 2010 she was Senior Vice President, Supply Chain at Smart & Final Stores LLC. Ms. Robinson began her career as a United States Army Logistics Officer and also held various logistics and operations positions at Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
"We are pleased that Marie will be joining our executive team. Her significant experience managing global supply chain operations for large retail distribution networks, both brick and mortar and online, will be instrumental to us as we develop a world-class distribution network to meet the growing demand for our brand," said John D. Idol, the Company's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.
About Michael Kors Holdings
Michael Kors is a world-renowned, award-winning designer of luxury accessories and ready to wear. His namesake company, established in 1981, currently produces a range of products through his Michael Kors, KORS Michael Kors and MICHAEL Michael Kors labels, including accessories, footwear, watches, jewelry, men's and women's ready to wear, and a full line of fragrance products. Michael Kors stores are operated, either directly or through licensing partners, in some of the most prestigious cities in the world, including New York, Beverly Hills, Chicago, London, Milan, Paris, Munich, Istanbul, Dubai, Seoul, Tokyo and Hong Kong.
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