Pier 1 Appoints Chief Legal And Compliance Officer

Pier 1 Imports has appointed Robert Bostrom evp/chief legal and compliance officer, and corporate secretary.

He succeeds Michael Carter, who retired from Pier 1 in September, the company noted..

Bostrom was svp and special counsel at Abercrombie & Fitch. Before that, he served as co-chair of the financial institutions and regulatory compliance practice at international law firm Greenberg Traurig. He began his career as an attorney for the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.

“Bob is an exceptional addition to our senior leadership team,” said Cheryl Bachelder, Pier 1 interim CEO. “He brings extensive public company legal and governance expertise, and strong business acumen to the organization at this important time as we work to restore sales growth and improve profitability.”