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Kirkland’s Taps Nicole Strain as EVP and CFO
Home décor retailer Kirkland’s, Inc. (NASDAQ: KIRK) has named Nicole Strain as EVP and chief financial officer, effective June 27. Strain has served as the company’s interim CFO since May 2017.
"I am delighted to welcome Nicole as chief financial officer," said Woody Woodward, CEO. "Nicole has done an outstanding job in her role as interim CFO, and after an exhaustive search with strong candidates from a variety of backgrounds, the board concluded that Nicole has the broad financial experience and relevant industry knowledge that can best serve Kirkland's as we transform the business."
"Nicole has been deeply involved in the current strategic initiatives we are implementing to broaden our product reach, expand BOPIS and improve our supply chain efficiency," added Woodward. "I'm confident that her passion for excellence will help us further accelerate efforts to improve the customer experience and advance our business improvement initiatives."
Prior to her appointment as interim chief financial officer, Strain served as controller from November 2016 to April 2017. Prior to joining Kirkland's, she served as the vice president of finance and principal accounting officer for Logan's Roadhouse, Inc., a Nashville-based restaurant company, from 2005 through July 2015. While at Logan's, she also served as the interim chief financial officer and principal financial officer.