Express names Timothy Baxter as CEO

Express, Inc. has appointed Timothy Baxter as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer, effective June 17, 2019. The company said, he will assume day-to-day leadership of the company and will also join Express’ board of directors. Baxter will succeed Matthew Moellering, who has served as interim president and interim CEO since January 2019. Moellering, the company added, will remain with Express as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer.

Commenting on Baxter’s appointment, the company’s Chairwoman of the board, Mylle Mangum, said in a statement: “Tim is a seasoned retail executive and a strong merchant. Tim’s expertise in both specialty retail and department stores provides a unique perspective. He has proven public company leadership experience and a mix of skills that make us confident in his ability to return the business to growth.”

Baxter most recently served as chief executive officer of Delta Galil Premium Brands, a group of specialty retail apparel brands. Prior to that, he spent 26 years with Macy’s, Inc. and the former May Department Stores in various roles, most recently as Macy’s chief merchandising officer.

“I am incredibly excited about the opportunity to join this iconic fashion brand and to lead Express through its next phase of revitalization and growth,” added Baxter.






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