16 Oct Under Armour Appoints Neiman Marcus CEO to Board
Under Armour, Inc. announced that Karen Katz, president and CEO of Neiman Marcus Group LTD LLC has joined the company’s board of directors.
Katz has served as president and CEO and a member of the board of directors of Neiman Marcus Group LTD LLC since 2010. Neiman Marcus Group is an international multi-brand omnichannel retailer whose portfolio of brands includes Neiman Marcus, Bergdorf Goodman and mytheresa.com. Since joining Neiman Marcus in 1985, Katz has served in key executive and leadership roles in the company’s merchant, stores and eCommerce organizations as Executive Vice President – Stores, a member of the Office of the Chairman of Neiman Marcus Group, and President, Neiman Marcus Online, and President and CEO, Neiman Marcus Stores.
“We are thrilled to welcome Karen Katz to our Board,” said Kevin Plank, Under Armour’s Chairman and CEO. “Karen brings a wealth of retail knowledge and a keen understanding of the customer shopping experience across channels. With her experience leading an iconic retailer known internationally for luxury brands and superior service, Karen will be a great asset to our Board as we continue to expand UA’s presence across the globe.”
“I have admired Kevin Plank and Under Armour from afar,” said Katz. “He has assembled an impressive team. I am honored to join the Under Armour Board, and look forward to seeing how a founder and CEO operates a dynamic and fast-growing company known for innovation and its competitive edge.”