American Eagle Outfitters appoints new executive
Bob Madore is the executive vice president and chief financial officer of American Eagle Outfitters. He will oversee all aspects of finance, merchandise planning and allocation and investor relations. Madore was the chief financial officer at Ralph Lauren, where he was instrumental in growing its global business across multiple channels, concepts and product categories.
He is known for his extensive financial and operational retail experience, global perspective and leadership. American Eagle Outfitters offers high quality, on trend clothing, accessories and personal care products for men and women under its American Eagle Outfitters and Aerie brands. The retailer targets men and women aged 15 to 25 and provides high quality apparel that can appeal to all demographics. American Eagle has a laid back aesthetic while remaining fashion forward and at an affordable price.
The company operates more than 1000 stores in the United States, Canada, Mexico, China, Hong Kong and the UK. American Eagle Outfitters offers a bottoms collection, an assortment of other apparel categories, as well as footwear and accessories. Aerie is an intimates brand, offering bras, undies and swim wear. The Aerie brand operates approximately 100 stand-alone stores and over 70 side-by-side stores connected to American Eagle brand stores.