Foothill Ranch, Calif. — Thomas R. Hillebrandt has served as vice president and corporate controller at Wet Seal since September 2013.
Foothill Ranch, Calif. — The Wet Seal, Inc., a leading specialty retailer to young women, has appointed Thomas R. Hillebrandt as interim chief financial officer, effective December 1, 2014, concurrent with the previously announced resignation of Steven H. Benrubi, the company’s current chief financial officer.
“Tom is a strong leader with a solid background at the company and we are excited that he has taken on the role of interim CFO,” says Ed Thomas, chief executive officer. “He has worked closely with Steve for more than a year, and I am confident that this will be a seamless transition.”
Hillebrandt has served as vice president and corporate controller at Wet Seal since September 2013. Previously, he served as vice president of finance/IT for The Territory Ahead, a multi-channel apparel retailer.
The Wet Seal, Inc., as of November 1, 2014, operated 528 stores in 47 states and Puerto Rico. For more information, visit www.wetsealinc.com.
SOURCE: The Wet Seal