From Home Furnishing Business
Stephanie Andino Joins Crate & Barrel as New CHRO
Global home furnishings retailer Crate & Barrel has announced Stephanie Andino as its new chief human resources officer, effective March 1.
The culture-centric HR veteran and current vice president of Human Resources for Victoria's Secret has led enterprise-wide Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion efforts for the company during a challenging period of digital innovation and culture change. With more than 20 years of high-impact experience including Fortune 500 companies such as PepsiCo and Fox Network Group, Andino is a skilled HR strategist known for maximizing organizational effectiveness and performance through strategic talent development, inclusivity, and operational excellence.
"I've long admired Crate and Barrel brands for their customer focus and market reputation," said Andino. "I share their passion for people and connect both personally and professionally to their strategy of innovation and growth driven by a culture of diversity and inclusivity. That's a story I want to help write."
Crate and Barrel Holdings, Inc. continues to see significant growth across its brands including Crate and Barrel, CB2, Crate and Kids and Hudson Grace as they evolve how customers engage and shop. To build on this growth they were seeking a people leader who could develop talent strategies for innovation and build upon a culture rooted in diversity and inclusivity.
"There was a spark the first time I met with Stephanie," says Janet Hayes, CEO of Crate and Barrel Holdings, Inc. "Not only is her knowledge deep and her energy contagious, but she is results-driven with rich experience developing people strategies that drive performance, structuring for modern business and activating purposeful DE&I efforts on every level. Stephanie will be a meaningful addition to our executive team and a critical part of our future."