PHILADELPHIA, PA, February 25, 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 David McCreight to President, Urban Outfitters, Inc. ("URBN").
The Company is pleased to announce that David McCreight, Chief Executive Officer, Anthropologie Group, has been promoted and will assume the role of President, URBN. In addition to his current responsibilities, David will now oversee strategic international development and global direct-to-consumer initiatives for URBN.
"I'm very pleased to announce that David has accepted these new responsibilities in addition to maintaining his role as CEO of the Anthropologie Group," said Richard A. Hayne, Chief Executive Officer. "I'm confident that with his leadership, both of these critical functions will succeed and help to drive growth at URBN," finished Richard A. Hayne.
"URBN has some of the most aspirational and admired global lifestyle brands in the industry. I am grateful to Dick and URBN leadership for this incredible opportunity and look forward to working with the talented teams across URBN to reach our potential," said David McCreight, President, URBN.
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