Foothill Ranch, Calif. — Jon Kubo returns to Wet Seal after a successful tenure with the company from 2005 through 2011 as head of e-commerce and chief information officer.
Foothill Ranch, Calif. — The Wet Seal, Inc., a leading specialty retailer to young women, has appointed Jon Kubo as executive vice president and chief digital officer, a newly created position. Joining the company on October 6, 2014, Kubo will oversee e-commerce, digital marketing and the information technology organization to integrate digital consumer experiences across all business touch points.
Kubo returns to Wet Seal after having had a successful tenure with the company from 2005 through 2011 as head of e-commerce and chief information officer. Most recently, he was head of product strategy at Fluid, Inc., a web development firm. Prior to joining Wet Seal in 2005, Kubo was chief administrative officer for FAO Schwarz and chief information officer for FAO, Inc. and also held several executive positions in the software technology industry.
“I am excited to bring Jon back to lead our critically important e-commerce business, along with digital marketing and information technology,” says CEO Ed Thomas. “Jon’s tremendous vision and innovative leadership during his prior Wet Seal tenure resulted in the most successful e-commerce performance in the company’s history. We are confident that Jon’s expertise will return us to the forefront as an e-commerce leader within the teen retail space.”
The Wet Seal, Inc. operates approximately 531 stores in 47 states and Puerto Rico. For more information, visit www.wetsealinc.com.
SOURCE: The Wet Seal, Inc.