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John A. White Named Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

MBA alum John A. White was named Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for Fossil, Inc.

Excerpt from an article by GlobeNewswire, August 15, 2012.

Fossil, Inc. today announced the appointment of John A. White as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer effective September 4, 2012. Mr. White will be responsible for the Company's supply chain, distribution and warehousing, legal and information technology operations, with a focus on long-term strategy. Mr. White will report directly to Kosta N. Kartsotis, Chief Executive Officer.

"We are very excited to have John join our executive team. His track record of driving strategic improvements and operational excellence across large organizations will be invaluable to us as we continue our global expansion," said Mr. Kartsotis.

Mr. White most recently served as President for Pandora North America, a division of Pandora, A/S ("Pandora"). Pandora is a global jewelry company headquartered in Denmark. Mr. White joined Pandora in March 2007 and held various roles including General Manager and Managing Director until his promotion to President, North America in October 2010. Prior to joining Pandora, Mr. White served as a Strategy Consultant for the Operations and Supply Chain Strategy and Design Team for Booz | Allen | Hamilton from April 2006 until March 2007.

Mr. White received his Bachelor of Science in Engineering from the University of Maryland and a Masters of Business Administration from Marylhurst University.

Read the full article at GlobeNewswire

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