Express, Inc. Appoints New Chief Executive Officer

by Katie Lee

Columbus, Ohio — Fashion apparel retailer Express, Inc. has named Stewart Glendinning as its new chief executive officer and a member of the Express board of directors, effective Sept. 15, 2023. Glendinning succeeds Tim Baxter, who has resigned as CEO and as a member of the board. Baxter will be available as needed to support a smooth transition.

Glendinning brings to Express more than 20 years of experience in the consumer products industry and a proven record of operating excellence, financial discipline and building high-performing teams to grow iconic brands. He most recently served as group president, Prepared Foods, of Tyson Foods, Inc.

“The Express board is confident that Stewart is the right person to reinvigorate performance and build the strongest possible foundation on which Express can succeed,” says Mylle Mangum, chairman of the Express board. “He is a highly accomplished executive who will bring fresh thinking to the company and our strategies for profitable growth. Stewart shares the board’s belief that further operating improvements and greater financial discipline are needed to ensure that Express is best positioned to deliver significant, sustainable shareholder value.”

EXPR is a multi-brand fashion retailer whose portfolio includes Express, Bonobos and UpWest. The company operates an omnichannel platform as well as physical and online stores. The company has 530 Express retail and Express Factory Outlet stores in the United States and Puerto Rico; 60 Bonobos Guideshop locations; and 11 UpWest retail stores. For more information, visit and, or


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