November 14, 2011, 3:23 PM

Urban Outfitters hires executives for fashion and home properties

The Anthropologie, Terrain and Urban Outfitters brands each have new executives.

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Urban Outfitters Inc. has announced a round of executive hires for its Anthropologie, Terrain and Urban Outfitters brands.

The most changes are in the Anthropologie unit. The fashion and home décor brand named David W. McCreight as CEO of Anthropologie Group, which includes responsibilities for Anthropologie North America, Anthropologie Europe and BHLDN, a bridal apparel e-retailer. McCreight was president of apparel manufacturer and retailer Under Armour from 2008 to 2010, Urban Outfitters says. He previously served as president of retailer Lands’ End from 2005 to 2008. Under Armour is No. 190 in Internet Retailer’s Top 500 Guide. Lands’ End is a unit of Sears Holdings Corp., No. 7.

The co-president positions at the Anthropologie North America business unit have been eliminated. Wendy Wurtzburger, previously a co-president, will remain with the brand as chief merchandising and designer officer. Wendy McDevitt, previously a co-president, will now lead Terrain as president. ShopTerrain.com sells garden and home products.

The Anthropologie unit also named Kristin Norris as chief creative officer. Norris previously was managing director of BHLDN. The Anthropologie unit also named Denise Albright as chief operating officer. Albright previously was executive director of planning and allocation for the company.

Urban Outfitters also appointed Charles Kessler as chief merchandising officer for the Urban Outfitters brand. He previously served as senior vice president of merchandising for Coach Inc., No. 164 in the Top 500 Guide, and spent 16 years with Abercrombie & Fitch Co., No. 56.

Urban Outfitters Inc. is No. 48 in the Guide.

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