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Kohl’s appoints Adrianne Shapira as its board member

By Prachi Singh

Aug 11, 2016

Kohl's Corporation has announced that its Board of Directors elected Adrianne Shapira as a new board member, effective immediately. She has been elected to a term expiring at Kohl’s 2017 annual shareholders meeting and will be eligible for re-election at that time. She will initially serve on the Board of Directors’ governance and nominating committee.

“Adrianne is a great addition to our board,” said Kevin Mansell, Kohl’s Chairman, CEO and President, adding, “Her strong financial expertise as well as her broad understanding of the retail industry will be valuable assets to Kohl’s.”

Shapira was the CFO of David Yurman, a luxury jewellery brand, from October 2012 to February 2016. Prior to joining David Yurman, she had a 13-year tenure at Goldman Sachs, where she was MD in global investment research covering the broadlines retail sector and the lead equity analyst covering the discount, department store, dollar store, warehouse club, apparel manufacturer, luxury and grocery sectors. Earlier in her career, Shapira served as an equity analyst at Robertson Stephens and Neuberger & Berman. Shapira currently serves as a director of The Hain Celestial Group.

Kohl’s Corporation also announced that Dale Jones resigned as a member of the Board of Directors of the company, effective as of August 9, 2016.

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