Lifestyle and apparel brand Hanna Andersson just recently named a new president and chief executive officer for the company. Taking over the role, Joelle Maher will join the label effective May 30.
In her new position, Maher will succeed Adam Stone, who has worked with the company since 2005. Stone led the company as chief executive officer since 2010, forming strategic plans and accelerating business growth during this time. Taking over, Maher's duties will including extending the brand's reach to new customers, expanding e-commcerce of rate company, and building the brand more extensively. Maher will join the Hanna Andersson team in Portland at the company's headquarters.
Coming onto the company, Maher has amassed fashion experience through global retail businesses. She has spent approximately 25 years in the fashion industry working at retail giants including Lucky Brand Jeans, Levi Strauss & Company, Macy's East, Old Navy, and Gymboree Corporation. Most recently, she serves as president and chief member officer at Sears Holding Corporation.