ico’s FAS, Inc. (NYSE: CHS) today announced that Jay Topper has been appointed Chief Digital Officer. In this role, Mr. Topper will oversee the Company’s technology, infrastructure and security, and supply chain and logistics, and he will report directly to Molly Langenstein, president and chief executive officer of Chico’s FAS.
Mr. Topper has more than 20 years of digital experience and joins Chico’s FAS from FTD®, where he served as chief digital officer and was instrumental in driving the company’s ecommerce business, products & technology functions, supply chain and ecommerce operations for the past four years.
“Jay is an experienced leader with a proven track record of increasing consumer engagement and revenue. He will be instrumental in creating a seamless end-to-end customer experience and identifying customer friction points and unlocking sales and growth in our Company,” said Molly Langenstein, President and CEO. “As we continue to position ourselves as a digital-first and customer led Company, I am proud to welcome Jay to Chico’s FAS.”
“I am incredibly excited to join Chico’s FAS at this pivotal time for the business,” said Mr. Topper. “I look forward to partnering with Molly and the entire team as we continue to strengthen the company and deliver superb experiences for our customers.”
Prior to FTD, Mr. Topper was chief technology officer of Vitacost, where he led technology, fulfillment, distribution, social media and customer service. Before joining Vitacost, he served as SVP, of Customer Success at Rosetta Stone where he oversaw technology, CRM, learning engagement and customer service.