Maurices president to retire; take on new role within company

George Goldfarb has accepted the role of Chairman Emeritus for maurices, a news release says. George Goldfarb has accepted the role of Chairman Emeritus for maurices, a news release says. |  Photo: WDIO-TV/File

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Updated: February 23, 2021 08:22 PM
Created: February 23, 2021 05:04 PM

The president and CEO of maurices will be retiring, and taking on a new role within the company.

George Goldfarb has accepted the role of Chairman Emeritus for maurices, a news release says.

In the role, Goldfarb will step away from his daily responsibilities, and join the maurices Board of Directors, the news release says.  

“We are so pleased that George will join the maurices Board of Directors. He has spent the last 36 years, 10 of which as President and CEO, building and shaping this amazing business. This transition is a win-win allowing George to move closer to his retirement goals while still supporting the business,” Jeff Kirwan, Executive Chairman said in the release.

David Kornberg has been named President and CEO of maurices effective March 15, 2021.

“David Kornberg is an extremely talented leader with experience from notable brands including Marks & Spencer, Disney and Express, where he spent 20 years shaping the brand and culture, most recently as President and CEO. David has a deep understanding of the consumer and is recognized as a customer and people-centric leader. Although George’s shoes will be tough to fill, we are very confident that David is the right successor,” Kirwan added in the release.

“It’s been such an honor to lead maurices. It is an unbelievable brand, with a winning track record, even during a global pandemic. I attribute that success to our seasoned leadership team and talented associates. David’s experience will enable continued success for the brand and his authentic style will fit seamlessly into the organization and community,” Goldfarb said in the release.

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