March 7, 2016
Urban Outfitters, Inc. (NASDAQ:URBN), a leading lifestyle specialty retail company operating under the Anthropologie, Bhldn, Free People, Terrain and Urban Outfitters brands, today announced the promotion of Trish Donnelly to CEO, Urban Outfitters Group. In this expanded role, Trish will be responsible for overseeing the brand across all channels and geographies.
“Trish joined the Urban Outfitters brand as North American President two years ago and has done a terrific job in moving the brand forward. Under her leadership, the Urban North America teams have made excellent progress in re-establishing the brand and, once again, in making it the premiere destination for young adults. Trish has worked collaboratively with Meg and the creative teams, and together, the results have been exceptional; the Urban brand is now offering better product, better assortments, and improved brand experiences both online and in-store,” said Richard A. Hayne, Chief Executive Officer.
In her new role, Trish will partner with the European teams to find more synergies around product, production, operations and marketing.