J.Crew Names James S. Scully Chief Financial Officer
Owen Blicksilver Public Relations
J.CREW NAMES JAMES S. SCULLY CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
New York, NY (August 17, 2005) -
J.Crew Group today announced that James S. Scully has been appointed Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, effective September 7, 2005. He will report to Millard Drexler, Chairman and CEO. Mr. Scully, 40, brings extensive financial, retail and management experience to his new position. Prior to joining J.Crew, Mr. Scully spent over eight years with Saks Incorporated.
At Saks Inc., Mr. Scully was Vice President, Treasurer from 1997 through 1999 and then was named Senior Vice President of Strategic and Financial Planning. In 2004, Mr. Scully was appointed to his most recent post as Executive Vice President, Strategic Planning and Human Resources.
"We're pleased to have Jim join our leadership team," said Drexler. "His financial talents and management experience will be invaluable as our company continues to grow and looks toward the future."
Mr. Scully began his career in 1989 in the banking industry at Shawmut Bank in Connecticut and joined NationsBank in 1994 as Senior Vice President, Corporate Finance. Mr. Scully received his undergraduate degree from Siena College in Loundonville, NY.
J.Crew Group is a nationally recognized retailer of men's and women's apparel, shoes and accessories. The Company operates 157 retail stores, the J.Crew catalog business, jcrew.com, and 43 factory outlet stores.