Zale Corporation announced today that Beth M. Pritchard would join its board effective March 9, 2012, bringing the total number of board seats to eight.
Ms. Pritchard is the North American Advisor for M. H. Alshaya Company, a global franchise company representing over 65 premium brands throughout the Middle East, Eastern Europe, Russia and Africa.
Ms. Pritchard’s past experience includes founding Sunrise Beauty Studio, LLC, a developer of exclusive beauty brands and products, and serving as vice chairman and chief executive officer of Dean & Deluca and as president and chief executive officer of Limited Brands’ Bath & Body Works. She currently serves on the boards of Vitamin Shoppe, Inc. and Cabela’s, Inc.
“We are pleased to welcome Beth to our Board of Directors,” said John B. Lowe, Jr., Zale’s Chairman. “I am confident that Beth’s extensive retail experience will be invaluable to our efforts of returning the Company to profitability.”