Chico's appoints Shelley Broader as President and CEO

Wednesday, 28 October 2015
Chico’s has appointed Shelley Broader as President and Chief Executive Officer effective December 1, 2015. She will also join the Chico's Board of Directors at that time. Broader succeeds David F. Dyer, who will become Vice Chair of the Board of Directors.

“As we thank Dave for his years of fine service, we are also delighted to welcome Shelley to the Chico's FAS team. She brings a remarkable track record, with a global perspective and a keen understanding of how to engage consumers and partner with suppliers to drive profitable growth in a competitive retail environment," said David F. Walker, Chair of the Chico's FAS Board of Directors.

Broader with over 25 years of experience leading premier global and regional retail businesses, including Walmart, Michael's Stores, and several banners with Delhaize Group, in her most recent role served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Walmart's EMEA region. She was responsible for retail operations and business development across Europe, the Middle East, Sub-Saharan Africa and Canada, leading 1,345 retail units and more than 285,000 associates. Previously she served as president and CEO of Walmart Canada, chief merchandising officer for Walmart Canada, and senior VP for Sam's Club, Walmart's membership-warehouse format in the US.