New York, NY (March 16, 2016) – Allegis Partners, the global executive search firm, announced today they have placed Leah Swan as The Children's Place Senior Vice President, Human Resources. She is scheduled to start on March 28.
Ms. Swan is an experienced human resource professional most recently serving as the Senior Vice President, Human Resources for Ross Stores Inc. She previously spent 10 years with GAP Inc. serving as Senior Vice President, Human Resources for the International Retail & Global Supply Chain organization based in London. Ms. Swan brings many years of experience to her new role having held HR roles in such retail organizations as Williams Sonoma, The Walt Disney Company, KPMG and BRASHS in Melbourne, Australia. She earned a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Canberra.
"The Children's Place was in need of a dedicated human resource professional with a deep understanding of the retail space," said Mike Bergen, Managing Partner and Global Practice Leader of Allegis Partners' Human Resources practice. "Leah stood out as an exemplary candidate who will bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to The Children's Place."
Mr. Bergen along with Managing Director Cher Murphy led the search. Ms. Swan will report directly to CEO Jane Elfers and oversee all human resources functions for the New Jersey-based retailer.
About Allegis Partners, LLC
Allegis Partners, LLC is the global executive search firm delivering a boutique, high-touch approach to talent management. We focus on identifying diverse, top talent for board, C-suite and senior executive-level roles across a wide range of corporate functions and industries around the world. Allegis Partners, LLC is committed to understanding our client and, in turn, customizes each search to meet the needs of the client and specific position. We're backed by the extensive resources and knowledge of the Allegis Group, a $10+ billion privately held global human capital organization. To learn more about Allegis Partners, visit www.allegis-partners.com.
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