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Gap vet named Frederick's of Hollywood president


HOLLYWOOD — Frederick’s of Hollywood Groupannounced that former Gap executive Don Jones has joined the company as president and COO.

Jones, who most recently served as CEO of Pogan Retail, a consulting firm he founded in 2003. Prior to founding Pogan, Jones served as SVP stores and operations for Gap Inc., where he was responsible for Gap, Gap Kids and Gap Body retailstores.

During his career, Jones also held leadership positions at Target, Ikea, Filene's and Macy's.

“This is truly an exciting time to be a part of Frederick’s of Hollywood, as we look to continuethe positive momentum we have built and expand that progress into our retail stores,” statedThomas Lynch, the company’s chairman and CEO. “The addition of DonJones to our executive management team is another critical step toward returning Frederick’sof Hollywood to profitability. “With his extensive experience in driving innovation and impressive track record for creatingoutstanding results, Mr. Jones is a valuable addition to our team as we revitalize our brand onan international scale. Most importantly, his in-depth knowledge of the intimate apparel andrelated products industry, including developing these divisions of major department stores aswell as the rollout of Gap Body, will bring the fresh perspective we believe is essential to ourfuture success,” concluded Lynch.

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