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President of Henri Bendel to Speak to LIM College Graduate Students on April 3
Chris Fiore will visit campus to participate in the CEO Roundtable Speaker Series
Chris Fiore, President of Henri Bendel, will be at LIM College on Wednesday, April 3 to talk to graduate students as part of the College's ongoing CEO Roundtable series.
The event will be held in FashionOpolis (1st floor of the LIM College Townhouse) at 5:30 p.m. and is open to MBA and MPS students and undergraduate Fashion Scholars only.
Chris Fiore - Bio
Chris Fiore is President of Henri Bendel. He joined the brand, owned by Limited Brands, in January of 2011.
Chris is responsible for leading the growth and expansion of the Henri Bendel business and oversees design, creative, merchandising, marketing, the legendary Fifth Avenue flagship, 28 mall store locations across the United States and the website.
Prior to joining Limited Brands, Chris served as Executive Vice President of American Eagle Outfitters. He positioned the AE brand throughout Canada, created and launched the 77kids business in 2008, and led the Brand on an International expansion through China, Japan, the Middle East, Russia and Israel. Prior to American Eagle Outfitters, he served as President for the retail division of Coach, overseeing all retail development and expansion for the brand in the late 90’s.
Chris also served as Senior Vice President for Gap International, launching the global presence of the brand in the United Kingdom, Ireland and France. He oversaw the stores division of Lord & Taylor during its growth years under CEO Joe Brooks.
Chris started his retail career as a trainee at Federated Department Stores (now Macy’s Inc.) following his graduation from the University of Dayton in Ohio.
About Henri Bendel
Best known for its quintessential New York style and trademark brown & white stripes, Henri Bendel is a girls' playground where fashionable women go to find the New & the Next™ in handbags, jewelry, gifts and beauty. A brand known for discovering new talent now also designs and produces its own Henri Bendel branded collection of accessories and gifts.
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