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Winnie Park Named CEO of Forever 21

Park joins the fast-fashion retailer from lifestyle brand Paper Source

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Fast fashion retailer Forever 21 (Los Angeles) has named Winnie Park as CEO, effective immediately, according to a press release. She joins the brand from Paper Source, where she was CEO for the past six years.

“We are thrilled to have Winnie join the Forever 21 team. She is an inspirational leader and team builder who brings deep omni-channel experience and a track record of successfully growing businesses with particular strengths in strategy, merchandising, marketing and branding,” said Marc Miller, CEO of SPARC, which owns the brand.

At Paper Source, Park led the sale of the brand to an affiliate of Barnes & Noble after evolving it from a legacy brick-and-mortar retailer to a lifestyle brand with a robust digital platform.

Jennifer Acevedo is the editor-in-chief and associate publisher of VMSD magazine.

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