Former Petco CEO joins Boot Barn board

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Former Petco CEO joins Boot Barn board

By Louisa Hallett - 07/27/2018
Boot Barn Holdings, Inc. pulls outside retail executives to join their Board of Directors.

Boot Barn Holdings is adding veterans from Petco and Floor & Decor to its board.

Boot Barn announced that Bradley M. Weston, former Chief Executive Officer of Petco, and Lisa G. Laube, Executive Vice President and Chief Merchandising Officer of Floor & Decor Holdings, Inc., have been appointed to its Board of Directors. Weston and Laube will replace Christian B. Johnson, who has resigned from the Board. With their appointment, the Board now consists of eight directors.

Weston currently serves on the Board of Directors of National Retail Federation, the world’s largest retail trade association. Weston’s experience in the retail industry includes having served as the Chief Executive Officer of Petco, Senior Vice President and Chief Merchandising Officer of Dick’s Sporting Goods, Inc. and Senior Vice President, General Merchandise Manager for May Merchandising Company.

Laube currently serves as the Executive Vice President and Chief Merchandising Officer of Floor & Decor Holdings, Inc. Laube experience includes merchandising, marketing and e-commerce, having previously served as the President of Party City and Vice President of Merchandising for White Barn Candle Company, a division of Bath and Body Works.

“We are thrilled to welcome both Lisa and Brad to our Board of Directors and look forward to adding their valuable experience within the retail industry,” commented Jim Conroy, Chief Executive Officer. “Both Lisa and Brad have demonstrated proven leadership and will bring further depth to the already robust composition of our Board. I would also like to thank Chris Johnson for his contributions to our Board since 2011. Chris has provided tremendous support and guidance over the last 7 years and has helped expand the Boot Barn brand across the country. Chris has been an incredible mentor to the entire management team and a trusted advisor to me, and I am thankful for the advice and leadership he has provided for us over the years.”