Independent Non-Executive Director
Designated Non-Executive Director for workforce engagement
|Tenure||Appointed 1 October 2016|
|Committees||Member of Nomination Committee
Member of Remuneration Committee
Member of Sustainability Committee
Key skills and experience
- Extensive speciality retailing business experience
- Deep background in product innovation, design and development
- Workforce dynamics experience
Non-Executive Director of Vera Bradley Inc., Sea Bags, Totes Isotoner and Vista Outdoor Inc. Previously Fran worked for The Gap, Williams-Sonoma and The Nature Company, and LL Bean, where she initially served as Director of Product Development, Home Furnishings, going on to hold a number of roles including Vice President, Affiliated Brands, before becoming Chief Merchandising Officer until her retirement. Fran was previously a Non-Executive Director of Regent Holdings and an industry executive for Freeman Spogli.
Fran has a degree in English and Sociology from Bowdoin College, Maine, and an MBA from the Harvard Business School.