Margolis named to Burlington board

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Posted: Dec 17, 2009 11:58 AM

Burlington Coat Factory Warehouse Corp. said Thursday that longtime retail executive Jay Margolis had been named to its board of directors.

The appointment was effective Dec. 15.

Margolis, 60, was most recently CEO of Limited Corp., and oversaw Limited Brands' clothing stores, Express and Limited.

Before that, he held executive positions at Reebok International Ltd., Esprit de Corporation, USA, Tommy Hilfiger Inc., Liz Claiborne Inc., Cluett Peabody Inc., Ron Chereskin Menswear and Bidermann Industries.

Based in New Jersey, the privately held Burlington Coat Factory is a discount department store with 442 locations in 44 states.