Former Gap VP named CEO of David’s Bridal
Conshohocken, Pa. -- David’s Bridal has named Pamela B. Wallack as CEO, effective May 28. She joins David’s Bridal from Gap Inc., where she has held senior positions since 2005.
Wallack was the president of Gap Adult, Body and Accessories from 2010 to 2011 and the president of Gap Kids and Baby from 2005 to 2010. In 2011, she was tapped to establish and lead the Gap Global Creative Center, responsible for global design, marketing and production
“Pam, whom I know from my days at the Gap and before that at Disney, brings extraordinary strategic, branding and merchandizing capabilities that will complement our talented leadership team as we work to increase our sophistication and effectiveness in serving our customers at a critical juncture in their lives,” said Paul S. Pressler, former Gap CEO and now chairman of David’s Bridal, and Clayton, Dubilier & Rice Partner.(A fund-managed by Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, a private investment firm, acquired David’s Bridal in October 2012.)
Prior to Gap, Wallack spent seven years at Toys “R” Us, Inc. where she was responsible for product development, production and merchandising for the Babies “R” Us/ Toys “R” Us juvenile and apparel line. Wallack has also spent time at other retail brands including Coach, The Disney Store and Laura Ashley.