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Five Below names CFO

Five Below has nearly 1,400 stores in 43 states.
Five Below has nearly 1,400 stores in 43 states.

Five Below has found its new finance head.

The extreme-value brand for tweens and teens said  that Kristy Chipman will join the company as CFO and treasurer on July 17, 2023. She succeeds Ken Bull, who, as previously reported, has assumed the new role of COO of Five Below.

Chipman most recently served executive VP, CFO and COO at Ruth's Chris Hospitality Group. Prior to Ruth's Chris, she served in a variety of financial leadership roles with Orangetheory Fitness, Domino's Pizza and McDonald's Corporation.

Five Below continues to have one of the most aggressive expansion programs in specialty retail. In June, it reported a record 200-plus stores in its current fiscal year. The company’s long-term , announced in 2022,  includes the opening of 

"We are excited to welcome Kristy to the Five Below team as our new CFO," said Five Below president and CEO Joel Anderson. "Kristy has a track record of delivering results with a collaborative approach and has demonstrated strong financial stewardship as a leader throughout her career. We look forward to her leadership of our finance organization and her contributions in helping drive our Triple Double strategy."

Chipman will lead Five Below’s finance and accounting organization, overseeing SEC reporting and financial operations, financial planning & analysis, investor relations, internal audit, enterprise risk management, tax and treasury, and serve as the company's principal financial officer and principal accounting officer.

"Five Below is an amazing Company with an incredible growth runway driven by a talented and passionate team," said Chipman. "I look forward to working with Joel and the finance team to continue to serve as a partner within the organization, building on Five Below's track record of success and delivering value to all stakeholders."

Headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Five Below has nearly 1,400 stores in 43 states. 

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