ANN ARBOR, Mich. Borders Group has announced the appointment of Michele Delahunty-Cloutier as the company's new EVP and chief merchandising officer. As CMO, Delahunty-Cloutier will oversee merchandising, marketing and supply chain, playing an integral role in helping Borders redefine its brand and drive a turnaround of the company. She will report to Borders CEO Mike Edwards.
"Michele has an exceptional track record of building dominant global brands," said Edwards. "She's a roll-up-your-sleeves-and-get-to-work type of executive who is adept at effectively working with cross functional business teams to unite a company under one brand vision. I look forward to working closely with Michele to achieve our company's strategic goals and ultimately reposition the company for success."
Most recently Delahunty-Cloutier, served as brand president for Chico's FAS where she was responsible for creating a cohesive brand while supervising merchandising, sales, marketing and