February 12, 2010, 12:00 AM

Redcats USA names a new president and CEO

Redcats USA has appointed Sylvain Desjonquères president and CEO. Desjonquères replaces Eric Faintreny, who left the company early this year.

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Redcats USA has appointed Sylvain Desjonquères president and CEO. Desjonquères replaces Eric Faintreny, who left the company early this year.

Desjonquères will oversee all Redcats fashion, home, kitchen and sporting goods brands, including Avenue, The Golf Warehouse and BrylaneHome. Redcats is No. 34 in the Internet Retailer Top 500 Guide (a PDF version of the company’s financial and operating profile can be ordered by clicking on its name). The web accounted for about 40% of Redcats sales in 2009, up from 5% in 2001.

Desjonquères brings more than 20 years of retail experience to New York-based Redcats USA, which is part of Paris-based Redcats Group. He most recently worked as CEO of France-based retail chain La Halle, which operates 500 stores.

Redcats did not respond to requests for comment.

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