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Former PetSmart CEO joins board of home décor chain At Home


Garden Ridge, Texas -- Décor superstore retailer At Home said that Former PetSmart CEO and chairman Phil Francis has been selected as an independent member of the board of directors of décor superstore retailer At Home. The retailer has been acquiring senior leadership talent with public company experience which has some industry experts suggesting a stock offering could be in the company’s future.

"We are pleased to welcome someone with Phil's background and expertise to our board," said Lee Bird, CEO of At Home. "As we continue to extend the reach of the At Home brand and look to execute against the growth opportunities ahead, we look forward to benefiting from his extensive knowledge of the retail landscape and deep leadership experience."

Phil Francis brings 35 years of retail and wholesale experience in management positions to At Home. His most recent experience includes 15 years with PetSmart, Inc., where he served in multiple senior leadership positions, including chairman, CEO and president. During his tenure as CEO, Francis helped grow the specialty pet retailer from 460 stores to 1,200 locations.

Prior to PetSmart, Francis held various executive positions with Shaw's Supermarkets, Inc., including CEO and president.

At Home operates 80 stores in 21 states.

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