Laura Ashley Names New President

FORT MILL, S.C.-Laura Ashley, Inc. has named Penne Cairoli president.

Cairoli succeeds Ng Kwan Cheong, who has been named CEO of Laura Ashley Holdings PLC, headquartered in London. Cairoli will oversee the licensing and e-commerce operations for North and South America.

Cairoli has been with Laura Ashley since 1987, most recently as a vice president of licensing. Throughout her tenure at Laura Ashley, she has also held management positions in licensing, design, buying, product development and sales. "Her longevity with the brand and industry experience will provide us with valuable direction as we continue to grow Laura Ashley's business in North America and South America," said Ng.

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