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Miriam Lahage joins eBay in the new position of general manager of eBay Fashion.
Miriam Lahage joins eBay Inc. as general manager of eBay Fashion, a newly created role. She is responsible for growing and driving innovation across the fashion category.
Based upon her experience, Lahage knows how to put together a value-added outfit. She spent more than 20 years with TJX Companies Inc., operator of discount retailers TJ Maxx and Marshalls, where she rose from store manager to senior executive roles in merchandising and management. In e-commerce, she launched Koodos.com in the United Kingdom and also worked as a consultant at Net-A-Porter, No. 83 on Internet Retailer’s Top 500 Guide.
“Miriam’s deep retail experience and entrepreneurial vision for fashion e-commerce will be a great asset to eBay as we drive shopping innovation and extend our leadership in this category,” says John Donahoe, eBay president and CEO. The company says the auction and e-commerce site features 20 million average daily fashion listings.