Philadelphia — Five Below, Inc. has named Kristy Chipman as chief financial officer and treasurer, effective July 17, 2023; she will report to Joel Anderson, president and CEO. Chipman succeeds Ken Bull, who recently assumed the role of chief operating officer of Five Below. Most recently, Chipman was executive vice president, CFO and COO at Ruth’s Chris Hospitality Group.
Chipman will lead the company’s finance and accounting organization, overseeing SEC reporting and financial operations, financial planning & analysis, investor relations, internal audit, enterprise risk management, tax and treasury and serve as the company’s principal financial officer and principal accounting officer.
“We are excited to welcome Kristy to the Five Below team as our new CFO,” says Anderson. “Kristy has a track record of delivering results with a collaborative approach and has demonstrated strong financial stewardship as a leader throughout her career. We look forward to her leadership of our finance organization.”
Prior to her role as executive vice president, chief financial officer and chief operating officer at Ruth’s Chris, she served in a variety of financial leadership roles with Orangetheory Fitness, Domino’s Pizza and McDonald’s Corporation.
Five Below is a leading high-growth value retailer offering trend-right, high-quality products loved by tweens, teens and beyond. With most items priced between $1 and $5, Five Below was founded in 2002 and headquartered in Philadelphia. Today, Five Below has nearly 1,400 stores in 43 states. For more information, visit www.fivebelow.com.
SOURCE: Five Below, Inc.