Alberini Named Co-CEO of Restoration Hardware

CORTE MADERA, Calif.-Restoration Hardware has appointed former Guess executive Carlos Alberini as co-chief executive officer and a company director.

Alberini reports to Gary Friedman, the retailer's chairman, who had been the sole CEO and who will now share that role with Alberini. The latter oversees the company's finance, supply-chain, inventory, information-technology, stores and human-resources functions. Friedman is in charge of the company's creative, merchandising and marketing operations.

Alberini had served as president, chief operating officer and director of Guess since 2000. Prior to joining Guess, he was senior vice president and chief financial officer of Footstar, and had served at executive positions with Melville Corp.,  Bon Ton and Price Waterhouse

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