Bradenton, FL (PRWEB) January 22, 2011
Bealls Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of Lorna Nagler as President of Bealls Department Stores, Inc. Ms. Nagler has an extensive career in retail, initially in merchant oriented roles and then progressing to broader leadership positions. She served the Charming Shoppes organization as President of Catherines Stores and later as President of Lane Bryant. Most recently she was President and CEO of Christopher & Banks, a women's specialty retailer based in Minneapolis.
"I'm excited to be part of Bealls," said Nagler, speaking at the E.R. Beall Center. "It has a long history, a unique Florida identity and a deep, enviable loyalty from its customers. I look forward to our next phase of growth and success."
Nagler assumes responsibility for the Florida department store chain and Beallsflorida.com. "The breadth of her experience", notes Bealls CEO Steve Knopik, "her track record of accomplishments and her values-based approach to leadership makes her a perfect fit for the Beall's Department Stores Presidency".
Beall's Inc. is a family and employee owned corporation headquartered in Bradenton, FL since it's founding in 1915.