Kirkland’s Adds To Board Of Directors

Kirkland’s has elected Susan Lanigan and Charlie Pleas to three-year terms to the company’s board of directors at its recent annual shareholder meeting.

Lanigan is the evp/general counsel of Chico’s, a retailer of women’s clothing. Previously, she served as evp of Dollar General Corporation. Pleas is the svp/controller of AutoZone, a retailer of automotive parts and accessories, a position he has held since 2007.

Mike Madden, president and chief executive officer of Kirkland’s, said, “We are excited that Susan Lanigan and Charlie Pleas have been elected to our board. Their substantial experience with large, high-growth retailers, together with their unique legal and financial perspectives, should prove valuable to Kirkland’s as we execute on our growth strategy and expand our brand presence.”