NEW YORK, Nov. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Steven M. Feldman joins John Barrett Holdings, Inc. as Chief Financial Officer reporting directly to Chief Executive Officer, James R. Hedges and Chairman, John Barrett.
Mr. Feldman has a proven track record in the luxury retail sector, holding previous positions at Barneys New York and Intermix. During his 13 year tenure at Barneys New York, he rose from Controller to Chief Financial Officer; revenues and store-count doubled, and the e-commerce foundation was solidified for future growth. Steve most recently served as Chief Financial Officer at Intermix, where he was instrumental in strengthening the infrastructure and increasing profitability helping to position the company for its eventual sale to The Gap. Prior to joining Barneys New York, he was a Senior Manager at Ernst & Young LLP.
"Steve will be an enormous asset to the John Barrett team," says Hedges. "His luxury retail and brand-building expertise will be crucial as we execute on our ambitious growth plans. Steve will play a critical role in the company's expansion, leading financial operations so we can smoothly and effectively scale the business over the next five years."
"John Barrett has created an extraordinary brand," says Feldman. "I am thrilled to join this team and help chart the course for this next chapter of exceptional growth."
"Steve brings phenomenal expertise to build upon the company's solid foundation," says Barrett. "Together with Jim, I believe we have a dream-team trifecta that puts us in a very strong position to lead the luxury hair market and take this business to new heights."
About John Barrett
John Barrett is a pioneer in the luxury beauty and hair care marketplace and owns the premier namesake salon that resides atop Bergdorf Goodman. Since transforming the Goodman family penthouse apartment in 1996 into one of the most sought-after beauty destinations in the world, Mr. Barrett's approachable-yet-sophisticated take on beauty, and his simply chic style, has made him an industry icon.
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