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Hallenstein Glasson announces new CEO for Glassons stores

18 December 2013

Hallenstein Glasson announces new CEO for Glassons stores

Hallenstein Glasson Holdings Ltd today announced the appointment of a new chief executive officer, Tracy Shaw, to run the Glassons group of women’s fashion stores.

UK born Shaw has an impressive retail pedigree, most recently working as general manager of Jag in Melbourne. As well as Australia, her international roles include significant experience in leading fashion apparel in the UK and for Edgars Group, South Africa’s largest fashion retail company.

Graeme Popplewell, chief executive of Hallenstein Glasson, said the appointment followed an exhaustive international search for the right person and that Glassons would benefit from Shaw’s extensive global expertise and her product focus.

“We are delighted with Tracy’s appointment and are confident she will enhance Glassons’ ability to respond quickly to changes in product directions and to implement new initiatives to ensure we continue to provide fast, affordable fashion. Her comprehensive experience in women’s apparel will be invaluable to Glassons as we continue to develop and our refine our offering. ”  

Shaw, who starts her new role early 2014, will be responsible for Glassons’ operations in New Zealand and Australia, totalling 64 stores.

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