PHILADELPHIA — April 23, 2019 — Urban Outfitters Inc. (URBN), a lifestyle products and services company which operates a portfolio of global consumer brands comprised of Anthropologie, BHLDN, Free People, Terrain and Urban Outfitters brands and the Food and Beverage division, today announced two changes in personnel at its Anthropologie brand.
First, Andrew Carnie, president, Home Garden and International at the Anthropologie Group will leave URBN to return to his home in the United Kingdom. Carnie will step down as of April 26, 2019. “We thank Andrew for six years of service to the company. Under his leadership, Home category sales doubled, the brand successfully launched a Home wholesale business and Anthropologie opened its first two stores in continental Europe,” said Richard A. Hayne, CEO and chairman of Urban Outfitters Inc.
At the same time, we are pleased to announce the promotion of Hillary Super, to global president of the Anthropologie Group. In addition to her current responsibilities overseeing the women’s apparel and accessories categories and the BHLDN bridal business, Super will assume oversight of the business segments previously reporting to Carnie. “Since joining Anthropologie two years ago, Hillary has made a strong impact on the brand. Under her leadership, sales of apparel and accessories have climbed to new heights. More recently, she and the Anthropologie team successfully planned and launched the new A Plus line of apparel. I believe Anthropologie continues to have amazing opportunities for growth and with Hillary as leader, I believe those opportunities will be realized,” finished Hayne.
Posted April 23, 2019
Source: Urban Outfitters Inc.