BURLINGTON, N.J., Oct. 15, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Burlington Stores, Inc. (BURL), a nationally recognized off-price retailer of high-quality, branded apparel at everyday low prices, today announced that John Crimmins has been appointed Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Crimmins joined the Company in 2011 and has served as interim Chief Financial Officer since September 16, 2019, in addition to his role as Executive Vice President, Finance and Chief Accounting Officer.
Michael O’Sullivan, Chief Executive Officer, said, “Given John’s financial acumen, expertise, and tenure with Burlington Stores, he is the natural choice to serve as CFO. John is an exceptionally talented and well respected leader and we are confident he will continue to play a key role as we drive growth and profitability at Burlington Stores."
Mr. Crimmins said, "I look forward to continuing to work alongside Burlington’s Board and management team to build on the Company’s progress. With Burlington’s strong financial foundation and talented management team, I am confident in the Company’s prospects for continued growth and value creation.”
Mr. Crimmins has been with Burlington Stores since 2011, most recently serving as interim Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President, Finance and Chief Accounting Officer. Before joining Burlington Stores, Mr. Crimmins held various roles at The Timberland Company including Chief Financial Officer, and Corporate Controller and Chief Accounting Officer from 2002 to 2009.
About Burlington Stores, Inc.
Burlington Stores, Inc., headquartered in New Jersey, is a nationally recognized off-price retailer with Fiscal 2018 net sales of $6.6 billion. The Company is a Fortune 500 company and its common stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “BURL.” The Company operated 691 stores as of the end of the second quarter of Fiscal 2019, inclusive of an internet store, in 45 states and Puerto Rico, principally under the name Burlington Stores. The Company’s stores offer an extensive selection of in-season, fashion-focused merchandise at up to 60% off other retailers' prices, including women’s ready-to-wear apparel, menswear, youth apparel, baby, beauty, footwear, accessories, home and coats.
For more information about the Company, visit www.burlingtonstores.com.
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