Charming Shoppes Appoints Interim GM, Overseas Sourcing Org.

Bensalem, Pa. Charming Shoppes announced the appointment of Stephen Yeung, VP, as interim general manager of the CSI Sourcing Division.

Yeung will assume the day-to-day leadership responsibilities from executive VP Michel Bourlon, who has announced his resignation in order to accept the position of CEO at Linmark Group Limited, a global supply chain management and solutions provider.

Yeung will have responsibility for the management of the company's CSI Sourcing Division, which is headquartered in Hong Kong with additional offices in China, India and Bangladesh. CSI manages the procurement of merchandise for the company's retail chains from approximately 15 countries worldwide.

Yeung joined Charming Shoppes' Hong Kong Sourcing Division in 1996 as director of finance with additional responsibilities for shipping, information technology and administration. In 2001, he was promoted to VP and operating officer for the company's sourcing headquarters in Hong Kong, as well as its branch offices throughout Asia.