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The Container Store, the nation’s leading retailer of storage and organization products, today announced the addition of three new Vice Presidents.
DALLAS, October 18, 2012– The Container Store, the nation’s leading retailer of storage and organization products, today announced the addition of three new Vice Presidents.
Brooke Minteer has been promoted to Vice President of Buying Logistics and Operations. In her new role as Vice President, Minteer will continue to develop strategies and processes to help streamline tasks and procedures in the Buying Department. Additionally, Minteer will help lead the Online merchandising team for the company’s ever-important Web site (www.containerstore.com) – truly taking it to the next level to enhance our customers’ Online shopping experience.
Joe Wilkinson has been named Vice President of New Store & Remodel Process, Store Facilities and Purchasing. In his new role, Wilkinson will be responsible for smooth construction of new stores and any construction related to remodels, refreshes and strategic store initiatives across the 57 stores nationwide. For more information on new store locations, visit www.containerstore.com/locations.
Audrey Robertson has been promoted to Vice President of Cultural Programs, Community Relations and Social Media. She will maintain working with the Conscious Capitalism organization and its various events throughout the year, leveraging this involvement to connect with other members and key influencers. She will also continue to partner with Kip Tindell (Chairman and CEO) as he continues his work with the National Retail Federation as Vice President of the Board. Robertson will also be heightening The Container Store’s focus on and commitment to Community Relations, the company’s What We Stand For blog (www.standfor.containerstore.com), as well as the brand’s social media efforts.
“We are so proud to announce the promotion of Brooke, Joe and Audrey as our newest Vice Presidents. Their contributions have been tremendous, and they are a vital part of our company’s future,” said Kip Tindell, Chairman and CEO.
Visit containerstore.com for more information about store locations, the product collection and services offered. The Container Store's employee-first culture has landed the retailer on FORTUNE magazine's annual list of the "100 Best Companies to Work For" for the past 13 years. Sales for fiscal year 2012 are expected to exceed $725 million. The Container Store is privately held.