Pier 1 Imports Appoints Walsh Chief Financial Officer

Pier 1 Imports has appointed Nancy Walsh as evp/chief financial officer, effective January 25.

Walsh will be responsible for financial operations and accounting, including financial reporting, planning and analysis, treasury, tax and investor relations. Darla Ramirez will step down as interim chief financial officer when Walsh’s appointment becomes effective, and will continue to serve as the company’s principal accounting officer and vp/controller of the company’s operating subsidiaries.

Walsh joins Pier 1 Imports from The Bon-Ton Stores, where she served as evp/chief financial officer since 2015. Previously, Walsh spent 14 years in the finance organization at Tapestry, Inc., formerly Coach, Inc., holding positions of increasing responsibility until being named svp/finance.

“Nancy comes to Pier 1 Imports with an extensive background in finance and retail,” said Alasdair James, president and CEO, Pier 1 Imports. “She has spent the better part of her 30-year career amidst iconic brands, home furnishings and specialty retail. We are confident Nancy has the financial skills and leadership needed to drive the strategic plans we’re presently developing. We are excited to have her join the Pier 1 Imports team.”