IN THE NEWS – marketwatch.com – NRF Board Members Recognize Amazon, Crocs, Kohl’s, lululemon as Innovators, Leaders in Retail Industry-
International Retailer of the Year: lululemon athletica CEO, Christine Day
[This award is given annually to an individual who has achieved international recognition for excellence in their native country and internationally.
Christine Day has been chief executive officer of lululemon athletica since June 2008. As CEO, Day is responsible for creating and executing lululemon athletica’s long -term business strategies, directing the company’s continued development, and reinforcing lululemon’s position as a global leader of yoga-inspired women’s athletic apparel. Day joined the lululemon team in January 2008 as executive vice president, retail operations, where she oversaw retail operations in North America and internationally.
Prior to lululemon, Day spent 20 years at Starbucks where she held several key senior management positions and learned the intricacies of high-growth business development in a strong cultural company.
Day has a BA degree from Central Washington University and is a graduate of Harvard Business School’s Advanced Management Program. She is currently a director of Select Comfort Corporation, a provider of adjustable-firmness beds and other sleep-related accessory products.]
Excerpt from marketwatch.com – Copyright Business Wire 2012
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