Brian Lynch

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Former Ann Taylor President Brian Lynch has been hired as the new president and CEO of Columbus, Ohio-based tween retailer Justice. Lynch replaces veteran retailer Michael Rayden, who retired at the end of January. Lynch most recently served as president of Ann Taylor Brand and previously served in various executive positions with ANN Inc.; Gap Inc.; Learningsmith Inc.; and The Walt Disney Co.

The president of the Ann Taylor brand, Christine Beauchamp, is leaving to pursue other opportunities. Beauchamp will be replaced by Brian Lynch, who had been president of the Ann Taylor Factory and Loft Outlet divisions as well as leading the website sales for those brands.

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