New York City — Modell’s Sporting Goods has hired David Stern to the role of executive vice president and chief financial officer. Stern will play an intricate role in strategic planning and growth opportunities for Modell’s while overseeing the finance and information technology departments.
Stern has extensive experience with retailers over the past two decades, including Destiny Maternity, Pep Boys, A.C. Moore Arts & Crafts, and Petro Services. With over 25 years of experience in the industry, Stern’s accomplishments and achievements with his past companies made him a top candidate for Modell’s and its go-forward strategic vision to help growth and efficiencies.
“Bringing David to our team was great move for Modell’s,” says CEO Mitchell Modell. “David has an amazing ability to develop and implement solutions in highly competitive markets and multi-channel organizations. I’m looking forward to seeing his new approach to help grow and streamline our business.”
Founded in 1889, Modell’s Sporting Goods is a local family sporting goods destination that provides a convenient and compelling shopping experience for the athlete and fan in all of us. The retailer operates 150+ stores located in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C. For more information, visit www.modells.com.
SOURCE: Modell’s Sporting Goods