Hanna Andersson’s CEO departs


April 18, 2019 – Chain Store AgeHanna Andersson has a new chief executive.

The digital-first premium children’s apparel brand announced that Michael J. Edwards has joined Hanna Andersson as president and CEO. He succeeds Joelle Maher, who has decided to step down to pursue other opportunities, according to the company.

With over 35 years of leadership experience in the retail industry, Edwards brings significant digital, merchandising and marketing knowledge and expertise to Hanna Andersson. Most recently, Edwards was president and CEO of eBags, an online retailer of luggage, backpacks and travel-related accessories. Previously, he served as executive VP global merchandising at Staples, president, and CEO of Borders and president and chief executive of Lucy Activewear.

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