Ten Thousand Villages Names Raffensberger CEO
November 12, 2013,
LANCASTER, Pa.-Fair Trade retailer Ten Thousand Villages has promoted Pam Raffensberger to CEO.
Unanimously voted by the board of directors, Raffensberger, who most recently served as interim CEO and standing chief financial officer, has experience in sustainable product sourcing and financial strategy, the company said, and has contributed to the redesign and growth of the brand's online channel in addition to spearheading successful launches of two new storefront locations this year. Raffensberger will lead the Ten Thousand Villages brick and mortar and online network of more than 80 fair trade retail stores in the US, effective immediately.