Pittsburgh, PA—GNC has appointed Josh Burris as Chief U.S. Officer, effective December 2, 2019, according to a press release. Burris will be responsible for GNC’s retail and franchise operations, merchandising, supply chain strategy, and strategic partnerships in the United States.
Burris has served as President and COO of AM Retail Group, which owns Wilsons Leather, DKNY, Karl Lagerfield Paris, and Calvin Klein Performance stores. Burris led acquisitions and integration of global brands into the group. He also spent 16 years managing domestic and international retail operations at Abercrombie & Fitch.
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Ken Martindale, Chairman and CEO of GNC, said in the release: “Josh comes to GNC with an outstanding record of accomplishment driving revenue growth in major retail markets. We are excited to welcome him to the GNC family and look forward to his leadership focus, brand innovation, and global perspective as we continue to evolve as a company. Josh’s appointment helps complete the redesign of our organizational structure to support our transition to a more customer-focused, global brand.”