BRENDAN L. HOFFMAN
Mr. Hoffman brings to the board a broad retail background including experience in direct marketing, fulfillment and e-Commerce operations.
Retail Executive Experience: Since October 2015, Mr. Hoffman has served as the chief executive officer of Vince Holding Corp., a leading contemporary fashion brand with worldwide distribution, including over 2,500 distribution locations across more than 40 countries. From February 2012 to September 2014, Mr. Hoffman served as president and chief executive officer of the Bon-Ton Stores, Inc., a department store chain with over 260 stores in more than 20 states, including nine furniture galleries and five clearance centers. From October 2008 to February 2012, Mr. Hoffman served as president and chief executive officer of Lord & Taylor, a division of Hudson’s Bay Company. Prior to that, Mr. Hoffman served six years as president and chief executive officer of Neiman Marcus Direct, where he oversaw the growth of neimanmarcus.com and the launch and growth of bergdorfgoodman.com and had direct responsibility for its international operations.
Director Experience: Mr. Hoffman currently serves as a director of Vince Holding Corp.
Other Relevant Experience: Mr. Hoffman held previous positions as vice president of Last Call Clearance Division at Neiman Marcus Stores, divisional merchandise manager of Bergdorf Goodman, Inc., a subsidiary of the Neiman Marcus Group, and divisional merchandise manager of Lord & Taylor, where he began his retail career in the executive training program. Mr. Hoffman also serves on the advisory board of the Jay H. Baker Retailing Initiative at The Wharton School.