Lands' End hires outside gun for CEO role

Dec. 19, 2016

Jerome Griffith has been tapped as the new CEO for Lands' End and will step into his new role in March.

Griffith most recently served as president and CEO at Tumi Holdings, according to a company press release, and was chosen after a "comprehensive" search, according to Lands' End Chairman of the Board Josephine Linden.

"We are thrilled to welcome Jerome Griffith as Lands' End's next CEO. Jerome is an exceptionally gifted leader with an impressive track record of spearheading growth and expansion at several iconic apparel and consumer goods companies," stated Linden in the release.

"As Lands' End continues its evolution at the forefront of the retail industry, we believe Jerome's experience and tactical execution will improve financial performance and build sustainable long-term value for stockholders," she said.

Griffith is succeeding Joseph Boitano and James Gooch, who both served as co-interim CEOs since September, 2016.

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